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md.ecosystem update

Hoi!
I've updated my deployment workflow yesterday solving a major issue which I wonder if anybody else met actually. If you're and you were using vpm nothing changes for you. Except 2-3 more entries in the license agreement page. If you are installing them manually well, you might want to switch to vpm, or edit xml files.

The problem

So the problem was that all my packs depend on md.stdl and mp.pddn which are both swiss army knifes when it comes to dealing with everyday coding issues. So far I just delivered them next to my packs. However this created an issue when 2 packs delivered a different version and vvvv loaded the older one first, it might have broke the pack with the newer version.

Resolution

So I found the simplest way to deal with this is patch the vvvv.exe.config file to look for referenced assemblies in another folder (in this case vvvv\packs\md.core) and put my supporting libraries there. This is what it looks like:

<configuration>
  [...]
  <runtime>
    [...]
    <assemblyBinding xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1">
      <probing privatePath="lib\core;packs\md.core" />
      [...]
    </assemblyBinding>
  </runtime>
</configuration>

This also means my packs won't deliver these libraries with them. I'm improving these libraries as persistent as possible so old API's should stay the same while up to date packs can be guaranteed to use new API's.

During this process I also got rid of the 100 .NET core System.*.dll's you might have noticed them recently, that was just the result of some misunderstanding

So if you're using them, install or keep installing my packs from https://vvvvpm.github.io

microdee, Tuesday, Sep 4th 2018 Digg | Tweet | Delicious 0 comments  
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Shoutbox

~15h ago

domj: Little vvvv robotics and light control in the Tschechisches Zentrum Berlin in few hours, just patching en route https://bit.ly/2V0FAb3 ;)

~16h ago

AKa-visuals: @polyrhythm Stunning!.. cant wait for ibl integration. Keep on!

~19h ago

catweasel: @polyrhythm looks lovely!

~20h ago

polyrhythm: i put a little love into my vvvv raytracer after some time not touching it. textured emissive lights! https://i.imgur.com/OVzp6d5.png

~23h ago

sinus: Yes, they did the kollabo with klf. Still a tornado in the club.

~1d ago

microdee: @sinus: hahaha maaan that's some amazing stuff :D

~1d ago

elektromeier: @sinus: the extreme noise terror which played at klf s exit gig at brits?

~1d ago

sinus: Ipswitch

~1d ago

sinus: @evvvvil: from ispwitch! noble men! https://extremenoiseterror.bandcamp.com/

~2d ago

evvvvil: Fuck Norfolk that's where every boring person in the world is from. Suffolk is also a shithole and their football team is worst. xx