[gate] not updating integer value in Max 5

Dec 30, 2011 at 11:14am

[gate] not updating integer value in Max 5

Hey folks,

I have a very strange problem for the very first time ever. When a [number] object changes a value, when it goes through the right inlet of a [gate], and after it’s set to automatically update it with a timed bang, most times it does not update. I tried also including additional [t b]s or a message box, trying to somehow force the update of the integer, and sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn’t.

Any knows Max 5 bugs there?

Thanks,
Yiannis

#60922
Dec 30, 2011 at 11:26am

Maybe you are experiencing the infamous ‘deferlow’ problem.

For details read this

http://cycling74.com/2004/09/09/event-priority-in-max-scheduler-vs-queue/

#219357
Dec 30, 2011 at 11:40am

Ah, it’s easier to tackle the problem when you know what it is, thank you so much. One of the first things I tried was checking my signal flow, as well as clicking Overdrive, but it doesn’t really fix the problem.

#219358
Jan 2, 2012 at 4:03am

Post your patch.

#219359

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