[ardour-users] Disabling auto-connection of in/out
au at sound-man.co.uk
Wed Mar 21 03:30:01 PDT 2007
On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 09:35:38PM +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 04:58:28PM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> > 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.
> OK, thanks.
> > there's no way to make "no connections" be the default without
> > hacking - for the majority of users, i still believe its the right
> > "default".
A feature request: it would be nice if the advanced options in
Ardour2's new session dialog could include a "save these settings"
checkbox to prevent accidents caused by forgetting to set these
every time a session is created.
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