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feature request – pattr bindto error message

October 1, 2006 | 10:38 am

Hi Cycling,

When I try to bind the pattr object to a non-existing object, it says:
• error: pattr: failed to bind to target

I currently use pattr inside an abstraction to determine whether another patcher exists. If it doesn’t, nothing is wrong. When I use a lot of these abstractions in my patch I get a lot of these error messages.

It would be great if there would be a way to switch the message off.

Thanks,
Mattijs


October 2, 2006 | 4:37 pm

Sorry, but I don’t expect this to happen until such time as _every_
Max object receives a "quiet" attribute. Which I don’t ever expect to
happen.

I understand your irritation, though, and have uploaded a new object
to my /share page which addresses the core issue.

pattexists: determine if a pattr-named object exists or not

http://www.cycling74.com/twiki/bin/view/Share/JeremyBernstein

jb

Am 01.10.2006 um 12:38 schrieb Mattijs Kneppers:

>
> Hi Cycling,
>
> When I try to bind the pattr object to a non-existing object, it says:
> • error: pattr: failed to bind to target
>
> I currently use pattr inside an abstraction to determine whether
> another patcher exists. If it doesn’t, nothing is wrong. When I use
> a lot of these abstractions in my patch I get a lot of these error
> messages.
>
> It would be great if there would be a way to switch the message off.
>
> Thanks,
> Mattijs
>
> –
> http://www.samplemadness.nl/smadsteck
> SmadSteck – Interactive audiovisual sampling soft- and hardware


October 2, 2006 | 5:13 pm


October 2, 2006 | 5:52 pm


October 2, 2006 | 8:21 pm


October 2, 2006 | 9:24 pm

Jeremy, did I ever mention that you have beautiful eyes?

This is exactly what I need! Thanks!!
Mattijs

Works perfectly on windows.


October 2, 2006 | 9:26 pm

PS. No I’m not gay..


October 2, 2006 | 10:44 pm

I was wondering when someone here would notice my killer peepers. Jeepers.


October 2, 2006 | 10:59 pm

Hah. Jeremy, will these become part of the main max distro, if not,
what license are these released under (sorry if I havent RTFM’ed). I
ask because these may be useful in a project im working on.

Thanks!

v a d e //

http://www.vade.info
abstrakt.vade.info

On Oct 2, 2006, at 6:44 PM, Jeremy Bernstein wrote:

>
> I was wondering when someone here would notice my killer peepers.
> Jeepers.


October 2, 2006 | 11:13 pm

I could imagine rolling this functionality into one or some of the other pattr objects at some point (e.g. "exists some::object"), in the same way I envision rolling pattrmarker into some future generation of the patcher.

So, I wouldn’t count on these objects being maintained forever, but the functionality that they offer will be. In any case, feel absolutely free to do whatever you want with them for the time being. Except sell them to unsuspecting passers-by. But I don’t care if you use them as components in art-is-for-suckers-let’s-make-money ventures.

jb


October 6, 2006 | 8:23 pm

Jeremy Bernstein wrote:
> I was wondering when someone here would notice my killer peepers. Jeepers.

I notice and appreciate, I monitor the list especially for your highly
creative and frequent enhancements to the pattr family I don’t wnat to
miss the pattrbackward object…. ;-)

Stefan


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