On 16/08/10 14:24, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote: > On Mon, 2010-08-16 at 09:38 +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote: >> On 2010-08-16 03:31, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote: >>>> >>>> I'm not a pd expert, but if I install some extensions, I expect to be >>>> able to use them right away, without having to invoke pd with special >>>> args. I'm getting the impression that we are not living up to that >>>> expectation. >>> >>> You can use them right away the way they are being installed right now. >>> Just like in python when you install a library, you still need to tell >>> it to "import" it before using it. In Pd its similar, but messier. >>> There is the [import] and [declare] objects for doing this in the Pd >>> patches themselves, and there is the -lib command line option. >> >> and of course you can tell the interpreter to load certain libraries on >> startup by the means of a preference system (this is most likely the >> most commonly used case). >> >> but it seems like the README.Debian is indeed a bit confusing; maybe >> someone with better control of the english language could rephrase it >> (ideally somebody with good Pd-knowledge like hans). >> >> the reason why this info is in README.Debian and not in (e.g.) README >> is, that upstream's README does not include this information (mea culpa). >> >> the reason why it ought to be mentioned somewhere, is that (upstream) >> zexy is "special" in the way, that is a library consisting of both >> binary and interpreter files, and Pd handles these 2 kinds differently. >> that's why i make all the fuzz about "-path" and "-lib" >> > > I don't see why this is Debian-specific though. It really is an > upstream issue, this should be documented as part of zexy, not Debian.
I think I understand now, and I agree with Hans. That documentation should go upstream, not in a debian readme. -- Saludos, Felipe Sateler _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list email@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers