[Cin] automatic save of
randrianasulu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 14:28:06 CET 2021
В сообщении от Monday 18 January 2021 08:53:47 Reuss András via Cin написал(а):
> Glad to hear it works as expected.
> An automatic save is a handy feature in production programs. And
> yes, I probably can do it, but it needs more investigation from my
> - how to start some timer for saving backups
I first thought about 'gettimeofday' but apparently this was bad idea!
apparently recommended way ...
> - localize the current directory
> Please don't hold your breath, I can do it after work, in my spare
> time with my limited knowledge.
Well, THANKS for this!
> Thanks for your hint about --single-user, I will test it.
> On 2021. 01. 18. 3:10, Rafa Mar Multimedia en Gnu\Linux wrote:
> > @Reuss András
> > Your work works perfect, I have needed help to be able to pass the
> > information that you have put in your text file to the original
> > files. I don't know about programming. Once like this I have
> > compiled and installed the program and it has worked correctly.
> > Phyllis Smit should see this good work.
> > I do not know if there is a limit of files that are created, I have
> > played with this and I have created more than 100.
> > Is it possible to define the creation of these files with a limit?
> > For example 50 backup files, I think that with this figure anyone
> > could recover the project from it.
> > And now a proposal if it is not to abuse your programming knowledge.
> > Is it possible, for example, to create in the same folder where we
> > have the xml file two or three backup files?
> > This is very frequent in this type of application, Adobe makes 5
> > copies by default, the oldest is deleted and a new one is added to
> > the list. In the application preferences you can choose the number
> > of copies and how often they are created. Even in a sudden shutdown
> > the last backup can be more recent than the project file if the
> > autosave time is longer than the backup time. Blender does this too.
> > It's just an idea, I don't like to abuse anyone's time, but
> > something like this would be wonderful at Cinelerra GG.
> > And then there is the problem of a BatchRender option that could be
> > kept if it does not overwrite the current file and make a copy of
> > it, with a number for example, in order to never lose our project
> > due to a wrong click.
> > Thank you very much, and I repeat that they are only ideas, if you
> > want to do them it would be wonderful.
> > El lun, 18 ene 2021 a las 2:15, Andrew Randrianasulu via Cin
> > (<cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org <mailto:cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org>>)
> > escribió:
> > В сообщении от Sunday 17 January 2021 02:49:31 Reuss András via
> > Cin написал(а):
> > > Hi
> > > I read sometimes cinelerra mail list (not very carefully) and
> > > someone once asked for an automatic backup with timestamp or
> > > something like that.
> > >
> > > I created a small patch that would provide this: on
> > save_backup()
> > > call, a new version with timestamp is created from
> > backup.prev. I
> > > don't know if it is useful at all.
> > Cool, thanks! I think your version is much better than my hack :}
> > >
> > > It compiles at least, but I cannot test it because cinelerra
> > stops
> > > at start due to some missing theme plugin, did not
> > investigate it.
> > May be because you you compiled '--with-single-user' and forgot
> > to make install,
> > or because normally compiled Cin was not yet installed, or was
> > installed in different prefix
> > (so she can't find plugins) ?
> > >
> > > Thanks for your attention.
> > > Br
> > > Andras
> > >
> > >
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