#906 ✓resolved

Files created in tmp/ not being deleted

Reported by ml | June 10th, 2011 @ 04:29 PM | in 1.3 (closed)

Please include as much relevant information as possible including the exact framework version you're using and a code snippet that reproduces the problem.

Framework version: 1.2.1
Platform you're using: Mac OS X 10.6.7, Linux (Amazon EC2 image)

Reproduction steps:
1. Upload a file using the attached controller
2. Verify that a file is created but not deleted from tmp/


When uploading a file, Play! creates two files. The first file is something like app/tmp/uploads/1307722591207_0000000008/file/file.png. This file contains the payload and gets deleted at the end of the request.

The second file is something like app/tmp/dddb01b5-88f5-46b3-a242-03e501e9fac5. The content of this file is something like:

-----------------------------619880739892408776688507584 Content-Disposition: form-data; name="file"; filename="file.png"
Content-Type: image/png

[file content]

This second file is not being deleted after the request ends and not even after the server is shutdown.

I'm using Play 1.2.1, Scala module 0.9, Scala 2.9.0, Java 1.6.0_24, and Mac OS X 10.6.7. I'm running "play run" from the command line.

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