[scribus] [1.4.0] autosave file exists
gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 29 17:05:59 UTC 2012
On 01/29/2012 03:24 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi boris
>> I use scribus-1.4.0 at the system:
>> % uname -a
>> FreeBSD bsam.wart.ru 10.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT #0 r230425:
>> Mon Jan 23 11:55:58 SAMT 2012
>> bsam at bsam.wart.ru:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BBX i386
>> Scribus leaves autosave files after saving the file and closing the
>> program itself:
>> % ls -l
>> total 21432
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 bsam wheel 21845667 27 янв 15:20 test-1.pdf
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 bsam wheel 18965 27 янв 15:19 test-1.sla
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 bsam wheel 17192 27 янв 15:18 test-1.sla.autosave
>> Is it a bug/feature/my misconfiguration? Thanks!
> this is indeed a small annoyance...
> does anybody see a reason why scribus should leave behind a .autosave
> file after the file has been successfully closed?
> if nobody sees a use for it, i will add an issue in the bug tracker...
> (the question is about the persistence of the .autosave files *after*
> the file has been closed! the file left there if scribus crashed!)
I can easily imagine not wanting to automatically lose .autosave copies.
One might find after many changes and saves that somehow you'd like to
resurrect something on a prior version.
It's easy enough to 'rm *.autosave' periodically once they are not needed.
If you don't like .autosave files at all, just turn it off in Preferences.
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