[PD] Current status of HID on OS X and Windows?

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Mon Oct 7 13:44:17 CEST 2019

* IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at> [2019-10-05 20:22]:

> the macOS list is:
> > hid-v0-0extended-(Darwin-i386-32)(Darwin-PowerPC-32)-externals.tar.gz
> >     Uploaded by zmoelnig @ 2015-12-10 14:20:38
> this will work on macOS/i686 and macOS/PPC, both of which were 32bit
> architectures. so no dice for "Pd-0.50.0 64bit"
> > and I wonder if that is the latest version?
> given that nobody has worked on [hid] for...ages, i'm pretty sure that
> this is the latest version.
> > 
> > Would it furthermore make sense to compile it from SVN for Linux?
> > 
> to achieve what?
> if you are only interested in Linux, then you can do "apt install pd-hid".
> if you meant "Darwin" instead of Linux, then yes, it's worth a try.
> it's also quite possible that you can no longer compile it on modern macOS.

Thanks for these explanations! 

Has anyone given hid compilation on OS X a try recently? Possible also as 64bit library?

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