[ardour-dev] "out of disk space" problems with beta19
joq at io.com
Fri Oct 22 09:25:54 PDT 2004
Jesse Chappell <jesse at essej.net> writes:
> I believe that ardour should err on the side of opening a session,
> instead of failing to open it. If we can instead log the problems
> we had, and open the session in spite of those problems (and create
> a special backup that can be later used for reconstruction maybe),
> I think users would be much happier.
> Obviously, normal operation of ardour (non-crashing, and even
> crashing) should not render the session corrupted in the first
> place, but that is an ongoing debugging task.
Of course, ardour should carefully avoid creating corrupted files on
disk. But, even a "bug-free" ardour will sometimes have to deal with
corrupted input due to things like disk failures, file system
problems, backup/restore glitches, or operator error.
Ardour should always open the session if there is any possible way.
If it has to delete stuff in order to succeed, user confirmation would
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