[Ardour-Users] an A4 session that doesn't start anymore

fred f.rech at yahoo.fr
Thu Nov 19 08:50:30 PST 2015

Le 18/11/2015 22:22, Robin Gareus a écrit :
> On 11/18/2015 08:34 PM, fred wrote:
>>> R: You can run   Ardour4 --disable-plugins   (it won't loose plugin
>>> state).
>> have tested it, and session starts & roll, no problem, thank you for
>> that very tip!
> Cool. So that means the culprit is /some/ plugin.
>> is it now a way to re-enable plugins, so the long way to that mix just
>> comes again, with no more work than the one done before?
> There is currently no way to dynamically en/disable plugins.
> Eventually you'll want to remove the crashing plugin without changing
> anything else. There are various ways to accomplish this. One option:
> 1) make a backup of the session (if you have not yet done so)
> 2) Load the session with --disable-plugins
> 3) remove some plugin(s), save, quit
> 4) load the session normally.
> If it still crashes: repeat, go to (2) until you find the culprit.
> Then go back to the backup (1) and only remove the crashing plugin(s).
Thanks for the method, I'll do it & report here, and maybe as you 
suggested :
> Step 5: Report the issue to the plugin author(s), ideally with a small
> test-session that will allow to easily reproduce the crash or a
> *complete* backtrace (the latter requires debug versions of both ardour
> and the plugin)
> Cheers!
> robin

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