[Qt-creator] QtCreator quick save mode?

Henry Skoglund fromqt at tungware.se
Mon Sep 26 03:42:28 CEST 2016

On 2016-09-26 03:06, Ursache Vladimir wrote:
>  Hi,
> On Ctrl+S QtCreator trashes my HDD and sometimes hangs for like 2
> seconds apparently because it does a lot extra I/O (copies to temp
> location, moves back, removes backups, syncs filesystem and whatnot)
> to make sure the data is 100% saved. I'm tired of making the GUI
> non-responsive for 1-3 seconds and trashing my HDD everytime I hit
> "Ctrl+S".
> Is there a lightweight/quick/normal save mode where it just writes the
> data to the file? If not, would such a mode be welcome as a patch?
> I'd much rather have the lightweight and "unsafe" mode than this
> horrible trashing mess, it's a trade-off and I think enough people
> with HDDs would use this option.
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Hi, yes I've seen this ctrl-S behavior on Windows 10.

Ctrl-S in Qt Creator works fine for me on Windows XP, Windows 7, MacOS 
or Ubuntu but on Windows 10 some .exe called MsMpEng.exe starts running 
every time I hit ctrl-S, perhaps you have the same problem?

Rgrds Henry

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