[Ardour-Users] Ardour main branch becomes unstable: warning!

Aaron Laws dartme18 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 16:18:16 PDT 2021

On Fri, Aug 13, 2021 at 6:51 PM Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>

> Today, we merged the long-lived nutempo2 development branch into the main
> branch of Ardour. This means that starting in a few hours from now, the
> nightly (really, nychthemeral) builds will be based on what is essentially
> still experimental, untested, unreliable code. We have tagged this as
> 7.0-pre0. This version of Ardour uses a new format for the session file
> (still XML but with some critical changes).
> A pop-up window will warn you about this should you try to run this
> version. It will also make a safety backup of the session file.
> However, you are *strongly recommended* to *NOT USE nightly builds OR
> SELF BUILDS of the main branch for “actual work” for the foreseeable
> future.*
> At this time, we are not particularly interested in reports of issues with
> 7.0-pre0. We will let people know when that situation changes.
> This is a major step forward for Ardour, but it will take us some time to
> finish the changes and begin more serious testing

Happy to bear with the development effort and see continued aggressive
development of Ardour! Long live Ardour!

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