[wingide-users] Wing hangs on to files?

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Fri Aug 15 10:12:53 MDT 2008

Wingware Support wrote:
> Mike Rooney wrote:
>> I notice that Wing seems to hang on to files even after they are 
>> closed, or even if the entire project is explicitly closed or changed. 
>> The result of this is that on both Windows and Linux I can't 
>> eject/unmount a thumbdrive that Wing was at one point using files 
>> from. If I close Wing I can then eject/unmount the drive. It would be 
>> great if I didn't have to do this though, as often I want to continue 
>> using Wing with a different project, or without that file that I 
>> closed, but need to eject/unmount the drive.
> Wing watches for changes on disk, which has the side affect of 
> preventing the disk from being unmounted.  These watches should be 
> stopped after everything is closed, including the project so this is a 
> bug.  Could you submit a bug report from within the IDE w/ an error-log?

Just to follow up on this -- apparently the cwd is changed when the file 
open / save dialog is used and this could prevent the disk from being 
unmounted.  We'll look into why this is happening; a workaround would be 
to use the file open dialog to open another file.



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