[PD] hanging

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 13:47:20 CET 2019

On Fri, 2019-02-15 at 13:28 +0100, michael strohmann wrote:
> i know its kind of a stupid question, but
> what causes a program (or pd in particular) to become unresponsive ?

Typically, a program hangs when it is waiting for some kind of
resource. This might be a system resource (allocating memory,
reading/writing a file from/to disk, CPU ticks) or any other kind of
resource like user input or response from network socket etc.  

> i just encountered that pd was stuck on looping a snipet of an
> audiofile…and i have no idea how to reproduce this...

Try this:


(or rather: don't try this. It'll freeze Pd because it waits for
infinite number of CPU ticks).


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