Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions

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To: James Morris <james@...>
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Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 10:17 pm

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On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 5:24 AM, James Morris wrote:

> On 16/07/12 David Robillard wrote:

When does this situation come up? The whole point of the symlinks is simply
to permit some kind of session portability without the session manager or
user having to understand the project format. So, for that purpose, nothing
really matters except that a tar or a copy should include all (within
reason) of the external resources the session requires.

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On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 5:24 AM, James M=
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On 16/07/12 David Robillard <d@drobilla.net> wrote:

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Any thoughts about symlinking to symlinked samples?

I decided to follow symlinks when storing sample paths in memory and
then recreate the symlink path when saving. This avoids symlinking to
symlinks. I believe it provided some other minor benefits but can't
exactly recall what they were now.

james.When does this situation come=
up? The whole point of the symlinks is simply to permit some kind of sessi=
on portability without the session manager or user having to understand the=
project format. So, for that purpose, nothing really matters except that a=
tar or a copy should include all (within reason) of the external resources=
the session requires.

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[LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, James Morris, (Fri Jul 13, 2:59 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, David Robillard, (Mon Jul 16, 2:55 am)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, James Morris, (Mon Jul 16, 8:47 am)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, David Robillard, (Mon Jul 16, 6:00 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, James Morris, (Fri Jul 20, 2:31 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, J. Liles, (Sat Jul 21, 10:17 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, James Morris, (Sat Jul 21, 10:53 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, Paul Davis, (Sun Jul 22, 1:54 am)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, J. Liles, (Sat Jul 21, 11:34 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, James Morris, (Sun Jul 22, 12:14 am)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, J. Liles, (Mon Jul 16, 8:10 am)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, James Morris, (Fri Jul 13, 3:13 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, renato, (Fri Jul 13, 4:29 pm)
Re: [LAD] samples/symlinks/sessions, James Morris, (Fri Jul 13, 5:24 pm)