[ardour-users] Problem with cleaning up dead files

Michaël Ball michael.ball at pandora.be
Thu Apr 8 00:51:16 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 01:16, Dan Harper wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 07:31, Jesse Chappell wrote:
> > Yes, you could do this by hand, and look in the session's *.ardour
> > file and edit it to remove any references to the file sources you remove.
> > It's definitely a job much easier for a computer....
> If you attempt this, make sure you backup the XML file.  I've tried this on a number of occasions and did a really good job of killing my session file.  Not a fun experience.  I've found Ardour is in general very sensitive to session files it doesn't fully understand.  One false move and BAM! Ardour won't open anything in your session anymore...  Just be careful...
> Dan

Thanks for the help. I'm going to try doing it by hand, and I'll back up
the session's *.ardour file first. I hope this bug gets fixed quickly:
it's a useful feature to have when it's working properly.

Michaël Ball <michael.ball at pandora.be>

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