[LAD] Interoperability between session management systems

Nils Gey ich at nilsgey.de
Sat Feb 23 22:22:56 UTC 2013

On Sat, 23 Feb 2013 14:05:07 -0500
David Robillard <d at drobilla.net> wrote:

> I was tinkering with saving sessions in a format that is just a
> directory with a shell script with a standard name (and perhaps some
> standard arguments) which you call to restore or do other things.
> Not sure if that's a really feasible solution in general, but it's
> basically the only way to save sessions in a way that don't require a
> specific session manager to load, and doesn't impose any file formats.
> Actually being able to restore sessions decently from a script requires
> a few more sophisticated jack command line utilities (like a
> jack_connect that can wait for clients and so on), but those are useful
> anyway.

Just a quick thought: How do you get the programs to save their state/file?
Does this not require at least some incoming message handling by the individual programs?


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