[LAU] how much is contained in the .ardour file

Leigh Dyer lsd at wootangent.net
Tue Jun 12 13:31:58 UTC 2012

On 12/06/12 10:49 PM, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 8:45 AM, Leigh Dyer <lsd at wootangent.net
> <mailto:lsd at wootangent.net>> wrote:
>     I was hesitant to use snapshots at first because I didn't understand
>     how they worked, but as the name implies, they're just a copy of
>     your session made at a specific time. Snapshots don't fork your
>     project, so if you load a snapshot, make some changes, and then
>     save, the changes are saved to your main .ardour file -- a save will
>     never update the snapshot, though you can of course make more
>     snapshots if you want to save changes without overwriting your main
>     .ardour file.
> this isn't how it was intended to work, i think :) are you sure it does
> this?
Hmm... not as sure as I was an hour ago ;) I thought that's how it was 
meant to work, but I haven't tested it recently. How is it supposed to work?


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