[ardour-users] Snapshot / Disk cleanup Question

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Dec 13 13:30:08 PST 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 15:04 -0600, Brett Clark wrote:
> Its been about a year since i started using Ardour (0.99.3), and im
> still finding newer and better ways of doing things.  I used to create
> a new session for each song that i recorded during a night.  I was in
> too much of a hurry during my last recording session, so i just
> created one session and used snapshots for each of the songs.  I would
> take a snapshot at the end of the song, and then create a new playlist
> for each track.  This worked well because it preserved all the routing
> of the inputs/outputs and busses.  Now, onto my question: will it take
> into account all the wav files when doing a disk cleanup, or will it
> only look at the files used for the last snapshot?  Im afraid of
> loading the last snapshot and doing a disk cleanup only to find that
> it suggests that i remove a file that belongs to an earlier (or later)
> snapshot. Has anyone done this?  Should i stop using snapshots that
> way?

1) cleanup stage 1 doesn't delete files, it just moves them. they can be
moved back if it breaks the session.

2) current SVN for ardour2 doesn't remove anything. fixes due within 24


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