[PlanetCCRMA] Pd Extended problem (new package)

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Aug 11 11:56:09 PDT 2015

On 08/11/2015 02:55 AM, ycollette.nospam at free.fr wrote:
> I tested severals examples (one from gem too) and everything seems fine for me.
> As far as I can see in the forums, the gem.conf missing file doesn't seems to be a real big problem.

Thanks to all for testing! Sounds good to me so far...

I don't see a default gem.conf file in the Gem source tree so I have no 
idea what might be needed there... Some messages in the web suggest that 
the missing default configuration file has no effect on running gem.

-- Fernando

> ----- Mail original -----
> De: "Kaza Kore" <dj_kaza at hotmail.com>
> À: "ycollette nospam" <ycollette.nospam at free.fr>, "Fernando Lopez-Lezcano" <nando at ccrma.stanford.edu>
> Cc: "planetccrma at ccrma.Stanford.EDU" <planetccrma at ccrma.stanford.edu>
> Envoyé: Mardi 11 Août 2015 11:24:45
> Objet: RE: [PlanetCCRMA] Pd Extended problem (new package)
> GEM (Graphics Extension for Multimedia) is the extension to pd for doing work with live graphics and needed if you want to do the likes of live graphics or video manipulation from what I remember...
> https://puredata.info/downloads/gem
> The little Test button should test GEM as well as audio with pd-extended (or at least did on a Ubuntu install) I think with a bouncing ball that follows the mouse...
> Dale.
>> Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:00:15 +0200
>> From: ycollette.nospam at free.fr
>> To: nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
>> CC: planetccrma at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
>> Subject: Re: [PlanetCCRMA] Pd Extended problem (new package)
>> Hello,
>> I performed some first tests and it works a lot more better than the old version.
>> Magic glass is back. I was able to put an object from an extra package (freeverb~ - which was not working on the old version).
>> Just a little thng: I am wondering if a conf file for gem is missing.
>> At startup, in the bash console, I noticed these messages:
>> open: /etc/pd/gem.conf: No such file or directory
>> open: /home/admin/.config/pure-data/gem.conf: No such file or directory
>> open: ./gem.conf: No such file or directory
>> load plugins 'film' in '/usr/lib64/pd-extended/extra/Gem/'
>> pattern : /usr/lib64/pd-extended/extra/Gem/gem_film*.so
>> The /etc/pd/gem.conf seems to be missing. I not know what is this file for ...
>> But I was not able to locate this file in the gem source directory.
>> Maybe this is normal. I will dig a little bit more.
>> Best regards,
>> YC
>> ----- Mail original -----
>> De: "Fernando Lopez-Lezcano" <nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU>
>> À: "Yann Collette" <ycollette.nospam at free.fr>, "Fernando Lopez-Lezcano" <nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU>
>> Cc: planetccrma at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
>> Envoyé: Mardi 11 Août 2015 02:03:23
>> Objet: Re: [PlanetCCRMA] Pd Extended problem (new package)
>> On 08/10/2015 02:29 PM, Yann Collette wrote:
>>> Nice, thanks a lot.
>>> The package is in the update repo or update-testing ?
>> It is in the Planet CCRMA repository for Fedora 22...
>> -- Fernando
>>> Le 10/08/2015 23:05, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano a écrit :
>>>> On 08/07/2015 11:13 PM, Yann Collette wrote:
>>>>> I looked in the debian/patches directory for the git repo of
>>>>> pd-extended.
>>>>> The file 05_user-install-paths.diff seems to deal with the 'extra' path
>>>>> a lot more than just replacing /usr/local/lib into /usr/lib64.
>>>>> I don't know yet what it does but I think it worth a try.
>>>> I finally figured out the paths (I think) and my latest package seems
>>>> to start fine in a test fc22 install. A few example patches load
>>>> without problems or error messages. Of course the testing I do is
>>>> _very_ limited. I just pushed it out for fc22...
>>>> Let me know how it goes, and thanks for the feedback and patience!
>>>> If all goes well I will probably propagate to fc21 as well.
>>>> -- Fernando
>>>>> Le 08/08/2015 00:44, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano a écrit :
>>>>>> On 08/07/2015 01:01 PM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
>>>>>>> On 08/07/2015 12:58 PM, Yann Collette wrote:
>>>>>>>> Thanks again for all this work. And for the patches ... and
>>>>>>>> everything
>>>>>>>> else.
>>>>>>> Thank you for bringing up the problems in the first place!
>>>>>>> I think I figured out things, I need both the pd core from git and the
>>>>>>> extended stuff from svn which ALSO includes a pd directory with pd
>>>>>>> source (older? obsolete? confusing?). I'm trying to build a composite
>>>>>>> package by replacing the pd in the svn tree (0.43) with the pd in the
>>>>>>> git core (0.44). Hopefully that will work...
>>>>>> It does in the sense it builds and tries to start.
>>>>>> I have to find where the search paths are defined as that seems to be
>>>>>> wrong - the audio and midi test panel can't find basic objects that
>>>>>> should be there (all in red - first time this happens :-)
>>>>>> -- Fernando
>>>>>>>> Le 07/08/2015 21:16, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano a écrit :
>>>>>>>>> On 08/07/2015 12:11 PM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> On 08/07/2015 07:37 AM, ycollette.nospam at free.fr wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>>>>>> I downloaded the source package of pure data and I searched for
>>>>>>>>>>> g_magicglass.* file in the directory pure-data-svn/pd/src/ (for
>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>> pd-extended package) and in pure-data-pd-extended/src/ (for the
>>>>>>>>>>> pd-extended source from git repo).
>>>>>>>>>>> The files g_magicglass.* (specific to pd-extended and not
>>>>>>>>>>> present in
>>>>>>>>>>> vanilla pd) are not in the source archive of the pd-extended
>>>>>>>>>>> fedora
>>>>>>>>>>> package.
>>>>>>>>>>> So, to me, in the fedora package, we have pd-vanilla + extra
>>>>>>>>>>> package
>>>>>>>>>>> from pd-extended.
>>>>>>>>>> What it looks to me to... sigh :-(
>>>>>>>>>> Time to again redo the package - looks like main core is in git and
>>>>>>>>>> then
>>>>>>>>>> extras in svn which is what I was downloading (and then I have to
>>>>>>>>>> merge
>>>>>>>>>> both somehow).
>>>>>>>>> Yeah, I hit this before I think - the urls in the download pages
>>>>>>>>> don't
>>>>>>>>> point to valid things sometimes (for example the svn repository)
>>>>>>>>> and I
>>>>>>>>> can't easily find which parts I really need to build a full source
>>>>>>>>> package. Argh! Anyone knows for sure?
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