On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 2:35 PM, Maarten De Munck <mdemu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Jernej Simončič schreef op ma 17-09-2012 om 20:53 [+0200]:
>> This is the problem - if the machine crashed while the file was being
>> written, it's possible that only a small amount of data reached the disk.
>> Since the metadata (file name, size etc.) is updated by the OS
>> independently, the file still looks like it has the old size, but in
>> reality, most of that space is empty or garbage.
> It would be nice if Gimp (as e.g. Cinepaint does) saves the file to
> filename.tmp and moves that file to filename if finished correctly. That
> way, an error during the save process doesn't corrupt the original file.

I agree. This is a must-have feature in any high grade software.
Would be cool to add this feature to Gimp.

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