[PlanetCCRMA] updated Ardour packages

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Jul 17 12:12:01 2004

On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 11:47:50 -0700, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> > On ardour.org the newest version is 0.9beta17.1 - among the most
> > important fixes since 11.2 is the JACK transport, which is kinda
> > important in "real-life" usage.
> True. But AFAIK the newer versions cannot load old sessions without
> doing some editing of the xml session file (I forget the details but
> there was a big warning on the release after the one I have). That is
> why I have been sort of reluctant to release a new version (I have built
> it locally just to check that I could still build it :-) I think Paul
> says that backwards compatibility is not guaranteed until 1.0. 

I asked Paul about this and he seemed to think there wasn't a problem, old
versions can;t load new files, but the other way round should be OK.
> I could release it on the Planet Edge repository (for testing releases),
> or I could just release the source rpm (easy to rebuild). But maybe I
> should just release it and see what happens :-)

Go for it, good to keep users on thier toes ;)

- Steve