[ardour-users] Disabling auto-connection of in/out

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Mar 20 13:58:28 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-03-20 at 20:22 +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> This might be a stupid question, but how do I _totally_ disable
> the automatic input and output connections that occur when
> creating a new track or bus? This has bitten me a few times,
> but I just got an angry phone call from a client for whom I
> set up a 0.99.3 installation, after he created a new track
> and the resulting feedback through Ardour nearly blew his
> monitor speakers.
> For pro and semi-pro users this is _very_ bad default behaviour!
> There must be some global option in a config file that allows
> the user to specify that nothing ever connects until told to
> (and sticks to this behaviour every time Ardour is started)
> but I haven't been able to find it.

its part of the new session dialog, presented when you create a new
session. there's no way to make "no connections" be the default without
hacking - for the majority of users, i still believe its the right


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