[Ardour-Users] File error

jonetsu at teksavvy.com jonetsu at teksavvy.com
Sun Mar 16 19:47:42 PDT 2014

On Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:58:17 -0700,
Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc at cosgroves.us> wrote :

> On 11 March 2014 at 20:39, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>
> wrote:
> > there does appear to have been an increase in this behaviour
> > recently. However, Robin and I performed independent audits of the
> > code to find any where that Ardour does an "unlink" (the POSIX
> > system call to remove a file), and could find zero instances of
> > suspicious code. In fact, there are only a couple of places where
> > it exists.
> My coding is pretty rusty, so I don't remember whether there are 
> programming equivalents of the Linux command 'mv', which can either 
> rename or change the parent directory for a file.  I wonder if the
> missing files could be misplaced, rather than deleted.

It could as well be a wrong logic expectation.  Ardour thinks that
those files should be there and they're missing, hence the rror.  But
then, is the presence of those files to be expected in the first place
at this moment in time ?

Just a thought.

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