Hey List.
not wanting to offend anybody. But this has some good amount of absurdity in it, i think.
And for any Newbie following that its actually quite frightening.

Frank calls his way of doing "hell" and it only includes 3 steps.
And Hans Christoph calls his way "easy" and it includes 10 steps ....

.... monster monster-hell......

Another thing i always found strange about tthe mapping-collection. If you want to use the helpfiles in one of your patches and actually use more then one you get into conflicts

What needs to be done to restructure mapping ?? I could help maybe, because its a library i used very often and found it very useful. I would be happy to do something good to that library ;-)

All the Best

Luigi

Am 06.04.2009 um 15:58 schrieb Hans-Christoph Steiner:


On Apr 6, 2009, at 8:33 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:

Hallo,
Frank Barknecht hat gesagt: // Frank Barknecht wrote:

1) SVN/externals - otherwise [center_point] isn't found
2) SVN/externals/mapping - to find [mapping/reverse] and
[mapping/disjoin]

These two were meant to have reversed reasons.

Hmm, because you are doing it wrong?  Try this:

1. create a single place to store externals, I recommend ~/pd- externals/
2. add it to your path
3. cd /path/to/pure-data/trunk/abstractions/
4. cp -a purepd ~/pd-externals

(mapping is still poorly organized in SVN, so its a bit harder)

5. cd /path/to/pure-data/trunk/externals/mapping
6. mkdir ~/pd-externals/mapping
7. cp -a *.pd ~/pd-externals/mapping
8. cd help
9. cp -a *-help.pd ~/pd-externals/mapping
10. touch ~/pd-externals/mapping/mapping-meta.pd

That's it. Then if you have the libdir.pd_linux loader loaded, you can also load that as a lib using any of the standard methods. (you'll need the libdir.c from SVN).

pd -lib libdir -lib mapping
declare -lib mapping
import mapping

.hc

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