[Ardour-Users] join songs with links to files

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Aug 2 03:11:50 PDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 10:12 PM, Atte Andre Jensen<atte.jensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nedko Arnaudov wrote:
>> IIRC think Ardour uses hardlinks for this here. Maybe you need symlinks
>> instead.
> That helped a bit, now ardour uses the actual recording even when its
> updated in "the other software".
> However two problems remain (that might share the solution):
> 1) Ardour still uses the original length of the file. So if the file gets
> longer in "the other software" it's truncated where the older, shorter file
> would end.
> 2) The graphical display of the waveform is not updated to reflect the new
> audio.

Ardour has no capability to handle this idea. It doesn't ever change
its source files, and it assumes that nobody else does either.

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