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PROBLEM please help!

May 26 2006 | 7:04 pm

I just started having a big problem with my patch. All of the sudden it say stack overflow and I cant help it. I have booted the machine etc.
It worked fine before, the cpu was in hard use, but fully working now it just wont work.
The patch uses tap.jit.motion+ to detect movement from isight and then sends the numbers to 4 sfplayers to alter the pitch in looped files.
Any suggestions what to do? All goes fine if I only take readings from two of the tap.jit.motion matrixes but if I use all for it just says stack overflow…
please help!!
here is the patch attached

May 26 2006 | 7:15 pm

Sometimes even if you don’t add some new objects, just moving stuff around
can create stack overflow (priority stuff). I would try to break your patch
into little sub patch and open them one by one under new patches so that you
can locate your stack overflow.

Good luck


May 26 2006 | 7:16 pm

BTW, your patch was not attach…

May 26 2006 | 7:25 pm

Usually this is due to a feedback loop in your data flow. Check your
patch to make sure you aren’t connecting the output of an object back to
the input.

Andrew B.

May 26 2006 | 7:57 pm


Ill have a look of the patch and try to find the problem.

May 26 2006 | 8:11 pm

To attach a Patch either zip it (or use some other similar format) or
better even, send it in max text format – your patch still didn’t make
it to the list…

Titus Bellwald

May 26 2006 | 8:17 pm

Thanks, ok, so that was the problem with the uploading patch.
I got it working now found one feedback loop.
Thank you!

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