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

Also, I think it would be quite helpful if people change the subject
when they hijack threads.  That's my two bits...


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