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Temp files not being deleted

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Smithcraft
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Temp files not being deleted

Post by Smithcraft » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:55 pm

Description of problem or question
Handbrake Regular, and Nightly, are not deleting temp files.

Steps to reproduce the problem (If Applicable)
Encode a file, shutdown, and then upon the next start up, the temp files are still there.
or
Open Handbrake, and then close Handbrake. You get a folder that isn't deleted.

HandBrake version (e.g., 1.0.0)
Nightly and current release

Operating system and version (e.g., Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, macOS 10.3 High Sierra, Windows 10 Creators Update)
Windows 7 Pro 64bit

Error message text or screenshot (If Applicable)
Imagine if you will, 11 GB of folders named hb.wxyz where the wxyz is a set of numbers.

Provide a URL from any image hosting site.

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Not an activity log item. Log has been added, just incase...
Use any pastebin website and provide the URL it generates
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HandBrake Nightly 20180214215039-74af20e-master (2018021601) - 64bit
OS: Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 - 64bit
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4771 CPU @ 3.50GHz
Ram: 8070 MB, 
GPU Information:
  Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 - 10.18.10.3308
  AMD Radeon HD 6670 - 13.251.0.0
Screen: 1920x1080
Temp Dir: C:\Users\Transcoder\AppData\Local\Temp\
Install Dir: C:\Program Files\HandBrake Nightly
Data Dir: C:\Users\Transcoder\AppData\Roaming\HandBrake Team\HandBrake\1.1.0.0

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Re: Temp files not being deleted

Post by Smithcraft » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:26 am

Nothing?

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BradleyS
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Re: Temp files not being deleted

Post by BradleyS » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:49 pm

We had a single report of this happening on Linux a great while ago, and couldn’t reproduce on any system. I’m not sure what to tell you; maybe our Windows developer will have an idea.

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Re: Temp files not being deleted

Post by s55 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:55 pm

It'll happen if the executable crashes before it gets a chance to cleanup, or something else on your system locks out the files. Since temp folders are regularly cleared it's not typically a big issue.

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Re: Temp files not being deleted

Post by Smithcraft » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:39 am

It was only 11 GB. And growing.

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