[wingide-users] Wing hangs on to files?
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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