[Cin] Backups discussion

Rafa Mar Multimedia en Gnu\Linux rafamar.mm.ig at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 07:46:42 CET 2021

This would be wonderful.

Sudden shutdowns happen to me very often in other applications, and the
option to recover work when the application starts again is very
appreciated. Audacity does this really very well.

El vie, 15 ene 2021 a las 7:20, Andrew Randrianasulu via Cin (<
cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org>) escribió:

> So, right now CinGG tracks your work and can create two backup files
> (backup.xml and backup.prev). It works [hopefully] but feels a bit TOO
> dangerous in
> the event of crash, when confused user may save backup instead of loading
> it.
> Recently I crashed Audacity a bit :}
> It surely shows up Session recovery dialog, where you can see backups with
> time-date added
> to their names, and choose one to load.
> Do you think similar system will work for CinGG?
> At very minimum I think I can try to write 'we_are_running.lock' file on
> app startup,
> and only delete it on clean shutdown. So, there will be way to act in case
> we detect crash.
> After we detect crash - probably right now Warning can be displayed,
> instructing user to seek LOADING backups.
> If I can made this sytem work reliably - I hope multi-backup solution also
> will be within reach.
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