[linux-audio-user] ardour stuck in export dialog. BUG?
markknecht at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 20:00:06 EST 2006
On 1/30/06, Brad Fuller <brad at sonaural.com> wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
> > On 1/30/06, Brad Fuller <brad at sonaural.com> wrote:
> >> I am stuck in a dialog box of the export session to file in ardour.
> >> I forgot to put a filename for the export and ardour came back with
> >> "ardour can't open export file ..... (system error)"
> >> Ok, fine. But, it won't let me close that dialog box, nor will it let me
> >> "stop export" when pressing that button in the "ardour: export" dialog box.
> >> No other menus are working - kinda locked out. (although I can type a
> >> new filename in the export window - but nothing really works"
> >> I hate to loose my session. Any ideas?
> > Damn, that's a drag. Sorry, but I've not run into that one and don't
> > know any way around it.
> > It would be VERY risky, but if this is a NEW version of Ardour the
> > developers have put in some sort of 'crash' protection that gets your
> > session back after a crash. Don't know exactly how you'd engineer a
> > 'crash', but if you could them *maybe* the crash protection would save
> > you.
> > One other idea. Can you open a terminal and just copy the whole
> > directory somewhere else? If the session is really not saved, but you
> > have the audio and most of the session file, maybe it won't be that
> > hard to get things patched up.
> Hey Mark,
> That's what I ended up doing. Copying the whole directory. I can
> probably make sense out of it.
> thanks for the help!
Glad it worked.
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