On Mon, 2010-08-16 at 14:30 -0400, Felipe Sateler wrote: > 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.
It seems that this thread gets easily hijacked ;) Returning to the Subject, I think pd-motex is ready for upload, thanks all for the feedback! Also, I think it would be quite helpful if people change the subject when they hijack threads. That's my two bits... .hc _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list email@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers