[ardour-dev] Fwd: Re: [ardour-users] Invalid filename

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Jan 7 14:28:11 PST 2005

>On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 15:12:10 -0500, Paul Davis
><paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>> i hate to say this, but i think you may be stuck with this. unless
>> somebody can suggest a character that is suitably uncommon in unix
>> filenames but is still legal on a vfat filesystem.
>> btw, vfat is a horrible filesystem for audio work, as far as i am
>> aware.
>> --p
>Bummer about the character problem. Hope you can find an answer. I'm

Well, I could make it user-configurable :)

>pretty much committed to VFAT as it maintains compatilbility between
>Pro Tools and Ardour. I can have a single directory structure with
>both Ardour and Pro Tools sessions in the top directory and a single
>set of audio files. Do I have another FS choice?

Not really. I see your point. ProTools is OK with VFAT? Wonders never
cease. I cannot guess how much work they had to do get good
performance from it ...

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