[Ardour-Users] join songs with links to files

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Sun Aug 2 08:48:36 PDT 2009

On 08/02/2009 05:11 PM, Paul Davis wrote:
> 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.

Shoot me now but how difficult would it be to add this as a config option?

Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd

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