[ardour-dev] Problem opening a session... any way to salvage it?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Oct 17 09:33:43 PDT 2004

>3.  Now when I try to open it, the regions are all out of sync with
>the source s portion of the xml file.  So the sources pointed to
>"cleaned up" sources (that is, less than what is referred to
>otherwise in the file), and the regions section pointed to all of the
>not-yet-cleaned-up files...  so there were a ton of references to
>sources from a <Region id= ... /Region> section in the xml fi le that
>didn't map to a source from the source definitions.  I had to
>manually clean all of these up.  Since on this particular tune there
>were 60 (!!) piano takes, and it was something I could play in my
>sleep, I just deleted everythin g with a reference to piano and redid
>the piano track.  Anyway, it took a couple of hours.

did you consider trying the backup session file?

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