[ardour-users] Automatic snapshot naming

Bengt Gördén bengan at sunet.se
Sun Oct 16 23:55:14 PDT 2005

On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 10:35:40PM +0300, Marukqs wrote:
> Something like that. 
> Snapshots are the safer way to save session. They do not take many disk
> space. That's why they are good.
> Saved snapshots should be ordered by time. It is weird to read 30 or more
> snapshot names, then think which one is the latest, read all the saved
> snapshot names again, find the snapshot which is probably the latest and
> only then open it. Sometimes it takes more than a minute to find which
> snapshot is the most recent. 
> Sometimes ardour hangs and then I need to open the latest snapshot. But it
> takes too much time to locate the last one.
> Is there any way to name them in useful way automatically?

You could always stick this on them.
[bengan at ibanez:~] date +'%s'

But that is a GNU extenstion.

>From tha manual
%s     seconds since `00:00:00 1970-01-01 UTC' (a GNU extension)

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