[PD] detect dependencies from patch

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Fri Feb 26 10:52:31 CET 2021

On 2/22/21 10:06 AM, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> Hi all
> Is it possible to detect dependencies from within a patch?
> Often people report problems without mentioning '... couldn't create'
> errors. Also, people not so familiar with Pd don't know what library a
> certain objects belongs to and maybe also don't know how to search for
> it in "Find externals".
> I think the ability to give proper feedback at patch loading time would
> help to address this issue.

while not giving "proper feedback", there has been a feature request in 
deken to support something like this for ages.

i've implemented a little prototype of how it could look like:


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