KDEPrint (Was: KDE 3.1: delayed)

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Fri Dec 6 10:41:21 GMT 2002

On Friday 06 December 2002 11:00, Michael Goffioul wrote:
> > There is hardly a good reason to use system() in your KDE programs
> > though.
> Not an expert on that topic. But a developer of quiteinsane (SANE
> front-end)
> reported a problem when using KDEPrint: the app was freezing at a
> KProcess
> executed in blocking mode. Replacing that with a "system" call removed
> the problem. No idea why the KProcess freezes (it's a simple "mv"
> command)
> but one of the possible reasons mentionned by that guy is that the
> SANE backend installs some signal handlers, and this is not the case
> with another test backend for which no freezing occurs.

If that is so then the SANE backend should fix its signal handlers so that 
they don't interfere with already installed signal handlers.

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