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pd-double, about making Pure Data and Pd-extended ready for double precision

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No stable release available yet.

Experimental releases

Upcoming and alpha/beta/candidate releases

  • Alpha releases should only be used for testing and development.
  • Beta releases and Release Candidates are normally released for production testing, but should not be used on mission-critical sites.
  • Always install on a separate test server first, and make sure you have proper backups before installing.
Pd in double precision 0.43.1 (Alpha release) Released 2011-10-27
double-precision-ready variant of vanilla Pd

Project Description

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The pd-double project has a background of untold history, where Pd core code and externals were stepwise rewritten to make them ready for compilation in double precision. September 2011, code for a true double precision vanilla Pd was published. A git repository was created to further develop this code, and use it as a framework to make external libraries ready for double precision as well. Even though pd-double is a fork of Pure Data, the API did not and will not change, apart from a compile-time precision option. Hopefully, pd-double will fuse with Pure Data as we know it in a not too far future, after all has been tested and bugfixed.

To see what it is about, and how the current project started, see this page with illustrated examples:

The git repository is here: Use it to build a double precision vanilla Pd on your own platform.

Making Pd-extended double-ready is of course a community project. Therefore, a wiki on this topic is started to keep track of development, testing and information:

This project page collects pd-double binary builds and test patches.
by Katja Vetter last modified 2021-11-24 12:07 PM

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