[PD] linking libs with pd-lib-builder (was Re: fluid~)

Lucas Cordiviola lucarda27 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 5 01:31:10 CET 2021

Reading here the 3th section:


you can probably also try option:

export LD_RUN_PATH="."

in the makefile?

I think this is necessary for Linux and macOS. On Windows it will auto 
work if the object and the lib are in the same dir.

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On 1/4/2021 8:50 PM, Lucas Cordiviola wrote:
> What happens if you do this in the makefile:
> ldlibs = -l:libfluidsynth.2.3.5.dylib  -Wl,-R.
> you should test if the build runs on another mac, not yours.
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> On 1/4/2021 8:00 PM, Alexandre Torres Porres wrote:
>> Em seg., 4 de jan. de 2021 às 18:06, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:danomatika at gmail.com>> escreveu:
>>>     Em sáb., 12 de dez. de 2020 às 10:27, Dan Wilcox
>>>     <danomatika at gmail.com <mailto:danomatika at gmail.com>> escreveu:
>>>>         From: Christof Ressi <info at christofressi.com
>>>>         <mailto:info at christofressi.com>>
>>>>         macOS: -install_name @loader_path/$(shared.lib)
>>>         I think this line basically says "when loading this dylib,
>>>         try looking in the same folder." This would be ideal as it
>>>         means the libfluidsynth.dylib just needs to sit next to
>>>         fluid~.pd_darwin.
>>>     That also works for me, but I'd still prefer to generate a
>>>     single larger binary with the lib included. Can we do that with
>>>     pd-lib-builder?
>>     Just run install_name_tool after building with the relevant
>>     options and files, probably via a secondary makefile target. You
>>     may need to read up on how makefiles work and the pd-lib-build
>>     docs on how the build steps are performed to find the right place
>>     to add it.*
>> Ok, "install_name_tool" is something new to me, I tested it on my 
>> terminal and got something showing it exists for me. Then googling, I 
>> found 
>> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/33991581/install-name-tool-to-update-a-executable-to-search-for-dylib-in-mac-os-x 
>> <https://stackoverflow.com/questions/33991581/install-name-tool-to-update-a-executable-to-search-for-dylib-in-mac-os-x> 
>> - which is pretty much what my issue is, but... it seems I still 
>> don't speak the same language to follow any of this... and yeah, I 
>> tried reading pd-lib-build docs before all this and no, I don't 
>> really know how makefiles work for real, as I've been a spoiled 
>> pd-lib-builder user since I started messing with this kind of thing.
>> By the way, I just published a repository for this at 
>> https://github.com/porres/pd-fluidsynth 
>> <https://github.com/porres/pd-fluidsynth> I can build and use the 
>> external in my system and all, but still can't distribute it or 
>> release it.
>> I see it sucks to just come and say "hey, I got no idea, can 
>> someone please do this for me?", but I assume it could be really easy 
>> and I was hoping reviving and distributing this external would be of 
>> great interest and benefit to the community in general. Nonetheless, 
>> I'm also eager to learn more about these trivial things, as I ended 
>> up sucked inside this black hole of development :)  so if anyone 
>> there wants to have another shot at pointing things out to me, I'm here.
>> thanks
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