#2107 Winmerge never deletes temp files when editing UTF-8 files

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2012-04-14
2012-04-14
Dan Weiss
No

Whenever Winmerge compares two files, normally it creates two temporary files, then immediately deletes them.
But if the file is UTF-8 encoded and contains Unicode characters, the temporary files are never deleted.
I work with large text files (about 10MB), and ended up with multiple GB of temp files sitting in the temp folder.

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  • Dan Weiss
    Dan Weiss
    2012-04-14

    • summary: Winmerge never deletes temp files if they are UTF-8 encoded --> Winmerge never deletes temp files when editing UTF-8 files
    • priority: 5 --> 6