[PD] Pd on Tiny Core Linux on Raspberry Pi

Andy Farnell padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Sat Feb 3 19:14:00 CET 2018

Good to know that works Chris. The immutability is a 
double edged sword. Did you get anywhere with the Core
documentation on making a more standard read-write install?
I kinda gave yp last time I tried. 

(immutable) Core is great on RPi zero boards


On Sat, Feb 03, 2018 at 02:45:50PM +0800, Chris McCormick wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is fan mail for Pd on Tiny Core Linux onn Raspberry Pi.
> TCL is a 50 megabyte GNU/Linux distribution which is
> immutable-by-default and runs very well on the Raspberry Pi.
> I managed to compile Pd and got it to output a test tone which is
> why I am posting here. To do it yourself:
>  * Install the alsa packages
>  * Install the compiletc package
>  * Compile Pd with `make -f makefile.gnu` inside the src directory
>  * Run `pd -nogui mypatch.pd` from the bin directory
> If you want to launch a Pd patch at startup add your command to
> /opt/bootlocal.sh
> So far this seems like fertile ground as an alternative to the
> Raspbian distribution with its multiple-gigabyte bloat. Seems
> perfect for embedded Pd devices like guitar pedals, synths, and
> what-not.
> Tiny Core Linux does not use systemd.
> Cheers,
> Chris.
> -- 
> http://mccormick.cx/
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