[wingide-users] File Handles

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Aug 21 22:01:00 MDT 2006


Peter Fein wrote:
> On Monday 21 August 2006 18:12, Michael Foord wrote:
>> After opening files for editing in Wing, and then closing them, Wing
>> holds file handles for the closed files. That makes it impossible for me
>> to delete the directory containing these files whilst Wing is open.
> 
> Perhaps it's got 'em open in the source analyzer?
> 
> Not to start an OS war, but this is a known bit of Windows silliness - Unix 
> lets you delete open files quite nicely. ;)

Yes, it is partly the source analyzer code and the win32 file 
modification watching code.  We will look at improving this in future 
Wing versions.

Cheers,

John


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