[LAU] Where do LADSPA presets get saved?

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Tue Mar 9 23:24:58 EST 2010

On Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 08:41:09PM +0000, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 12:22 -0800, Ken Restivo wrote:
> > I'm trying to Git-ify everything in my music setup. So far so good, except I can't figure out where LADSPA presets get saved.
> > 
> > After poking around through the Ardour sourcecode, it looks like the presets don't get saved by Ardour itself; it calls a function in the plugin itself (IIRC, plugin->save_preset() or something like that). Where the plugin actually saves its state is a mystery to me.
> > 
> > Any hints?
> AFAICT it's implementation-dependent.

Ah, found it,


Obviously, based on the pathname, an RDF format file. Added to git, done.

The code that reads/writes it was not in the plugin itself, it was in Ardour:



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