[L2Ork-dev] new alpha release of pd-l2ork

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Thu May 26 23:47:04 UTC 2016

ok, lets set up a deadline or a target release for me to update the cyclone
objects to our current work, there has been numerous fixes, updates and new
objects included.


only thing holding back now is updating the help files to the current state
of objects, nothing I couldn't do in reasonable timing


2016-05-26 17:45 GMT-03:00 Ivica Bukvic <ico at vt.edu>:

> OK, new version is uploading now (git is already updated). This should
> definitely address the text problem. I still need to figure out what is
> wrong with the array object. Can you please check that has been fixed as
> well or send me a patch that induces a crash? I do see still some
> extraneous errors both from text and the array objects I will need to
> investigate. Thank you.
> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 8:31 AM, Albert Graef <aggraef at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Ico,
>> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:26 AM, Ivica Bukvic <ico at vt.edu> wrote:
>>> New version containing bunch of ports from vanilla and fixes to the
>>> issues reported by the users over the past several weeks is now out and I
>>> could really use some feedback in terms of testing. New features/fixes
>>> include:
>> thanks for all the amazing new stuff! :)
>> I didn't do exhaustive testing of the new and updated features yet, but
>> since you've asked for feedback, here goes. All testing done with latest
>> revision (4f92725) on Manjaro (Arch).
>> On the bright side, 'sys_fopen' appears to work fine, so ticket #34 can
>> be closed.
>> 'clone' also appears to work fine, AFAICT (only played around a little
>> with the help patch).
>> On the not so bright side, I can get neither 'array' nor 'text' to work.
>> The corresponding help patches just make pd-l2ork segfault as soon as I try
>> to open them. Even a rather minimal test patch (bug.pd, attached) makes
>> pd-l2ork segfault. I've also attached a gdb backtrace from 'array'
>> (pd-l2org-bt.txt) so that you can try to make sense of this ('text'
>> produces basically the same backtrace). I should add that the same objects
>> work fine in vanilla for me, so it's probably *not* an Arch- or
>> cpu-specific issue.
>> The last thing is from my personal wishlist. While you're at it, could
>> 'menu_openfile' please be added back to pd-l2ork? Suggested patch to
>> pd_menus_SHORT.tcl attached. I'm not sure how many external writers are
>> using this, but I certainly do as it provides a convenient way to open the
>> programs associated with Pure and Faust externals in Pd. I'm currently
>> applying this patch in the Arch package, but it would be nice to have this
>> working again on Debian/Ubuntu as well. Shouldn't do much harm either since
>> it's in its own namespace. :-)
>> Albert
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