I've downloaded gem via:
git clone https://git.iem.at/pd/Gem.pd
i then put the Gem directory in the bin directory.
After that inside the Gem folder I ran ./autogen.sh
I then also ran:
...in the source file, (to make sure :S)
i then opened pd from the terminal with:
pd -lib Gem
and the pd window says the following
.....so it looks like thats what you need to do to install gem at least on arch linux, however.
objects such as [gemhead] are recognized but they dont generate a help file?
...and unfortunately [gemwin] isnt recognized as an object at all, confusingly.
May someone interrogate my process here to potentially bring some light on these issues?