On the mailing list, I found this:
If its intermittent, have you checked to make sure that nothing else is using
your chosen OSC port (often 57110)? In my experience, if PD can't listen on
your chosen port, it doesn't give you a helpful error message, it just acts
as if the object doesn't exist.
well its not intermittent, but
$ netstat -a -u -n
Active Internet connections (servers and established)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State
udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:36876 0.0.0.0:*
udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:68 0.0.0.0:*
udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:5353 0.0.0.0:*
Now though [sendOSC] will connect and a new connection will show in netstat (interestingly on a different port than the one specified in pd) and the 0.0.0.0.0 ip address looks wrong, shouldn't it be 127.0.0.* so this is a long shot but do i maybe have some kind of configuration issue?
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