PATCH: kwallet lockup (#65978/#71048)

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at
Thu Jan 8 16:37:42 GMT 2004

On Thursday 08 of January 2004 14:58, Daniel Molkentin wrote:
> On Thursday 08 January 2004 14:52, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> > In order to be able to release the popup grab, the app talking to the
> > wallet mustn't block in the DCOP call, but must reenter the event loop
> >( I hope the patch lists all cases where the problem can
> >arise, but I'm not sure. Since closing of the popup is done as handling of
> >the input events, but KApplication blocks all user input while waiting for
> >DCOP calls, it needs to be patched to do that directly
> >(kapplication.cpp.patch). Moreover, patching Qt is also recommended
> >(qapplication_x11.cpp.patch), otherwise if the first mouse event doesn't
> >result in closing the popup, the mouse will stay frozen.
> My fault, I changed the code to no longer be async. The reason was that
> KNode locked up when running in Kontact and firing KWallet. Can you check
> if that works after your patch?

 I see this part has been already reverted in CVS. And reportedly my patch 
doesn't help with this (not surprising). It's possibly caused by a timer or 
something that gets activated while waiting for the DCOP call to finish.

Lubos Lunak
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