[ardour-dev] latest CVS commit

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 15:40:36 PST 2005

On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 13:34:39 -0500, Paul Davis
<paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> >On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 12:38:20 -0500, Paul Davis
> ><paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> >
> >>    if you remove a port, it should be the last port. my next
> >>    commit will enforce this in the GUI.
> >>
> >
> >Can you explain what you mean by this? It sounds a bt scary as a user?
> >Last port on a track? Last port hooked up? Something else?
> the highest numbered port.
> its not that scary. if you do it incorrectly, all that happens is that
> when you reload the session, and there were connections to a port
> numbered higher than the one you removed, ardour will fail to
> restablish the connections (as will the rest of JACK).
> that's because we don't maintain port numbers in the session state
> file. if there are 5 ports mentioned in the file, they will be named
> "in1", "in2", "in3", "in4" and "in5", even though last time they might
> have been 1, 2, 3, 6
> --p

Ok, well, not that scary to you I guess. At least I think I understand
the issue.


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