[ardour-users] problems loading session(0.99.3)

Dragan Noveski perodog at gmx.net
Mon Apr 23 15:09:40 PDT 2007

Paul Davis wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-04-21 at 13:11 +0200, Dragan Noveski wrote:
>> hi list,
>> i just found out, that if i open an .99.3 session in ardour2, ardour 
>> 0.99.3 wont be able to open this session again.
>> what i am doing is simple:
>> -copying an .99.3 session into my ardour2 folder
>> -opening the session with ardor2, listening to the sound, not changing 
>> anything
>> -saving the session
>> -starting 0.99.3
>> -choosing the file 'session.ardour.1' to open
>> at this point i get this message:
>> [ERROR]: Session: XML state has no options section
>> [ERROR]: Session "/home/nowhiskey/Ardour2/bootson (snapshot bootson)" did
>> not load successfully
>> [ERROR]: Error on feedback thread request pipe
> OK, the problem is clear. Ardour 0.99 won't load a file called
> "foo.ardour.1" in most cases, and instead ends up opening the new
> session file (which it can't handle).
> if you need to work on your session, rename the new session file, eg:
> 	cd /where/my/session/lives
> 	cd mv session-name.ardour new.ardour
> and then rename the old version:
>         mv session-name.ardour.1 old.ardour
> then run 0.99 and tell it to open the "old" snapshot
> Sorry about this, i will come up with a fix ASAP, which will probably
> just be called the backup file "session-name-1.ardour"
> --p
hi paul, as i see with rev1740 this issue is solved, 99.3 opens  
"session-name-1.ardour" easily.

very much thanks for the fast response!


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