[Ardour-Users] 3.4 Meterbridge infinite loop

John Rigg au2 at jrigg.co.uk
Wed Sep 11 11:45:30 PDT 2013

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 06:37:41PM +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 08:15:54PM +0200, Robin Gareus wrote:
> > Which window-manager do you use?
> WindowMaker. This is with a 1280x1024 monitor.
> > The meterbridge window tries to set a minimum size and also constrains
> > the height to factors of 16. -- Not quite sure if that's gdk/gtk and/or
> > WM related -- I've seen similar things happen on OSX and look into it.
> I've tried dragging the borders of the window to change the size, but can only
> alter the size within a fairly narrow range. This also happens with the main
> editor and mixer windows, but the range of sizes is wider and there isn't a
> problem with those.
> On further testing the only time the Meterbridge works correctly is if I
> restart ardour3 and then open a session with enough existing tracks. Adding
> tracks to a new empty session doesn't work until ardour3 is restarted. Just
> closing and reopening the session isn't enough. Once it's working it continues
> to do so unless tracks are removed, then if it gets below a certain width it
> breaks again.

If it is a size constraint it seems to be the width that is a problem. When
it starts flickering it oscillates between two different widths but the height
stays the same.


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