[Ardour-Users] Export hangs after script executing

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Tue Feb 23 06:34:03 PST 2016

On 02/22/2016 04:35 PM, Joerg Sorge wrote:
> Hi,
> since a while, I think since the second version 4 I've trouble exporting my
> larger projects with executing a script after export.
> If I've short projects with a few minutes, no problem. If I've projects
> with 60 minutes or larger, ardour hangs after the first export is finished,
> but the export dialog isn’t closing.
> With 4.7.0 the "executing script" half transparency bar is blinking, but
> the analizing form starts not.
> Here is the script, that I'm using:
> https://github.com/xpilgrim/ardour_export_script/blob/master/ardour_export_to_mp3_st_192_gain_89.sh
> Have I a error in my script?

Ardour expects the script to return (with an optional error code).

Those  "zenity --error"  lines your script will block and wait for input
which will never come.

If your script hits an error, you'll end up in a situation that you
describe (endless wait).


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