kded4 lockup (which makes the desktop unusable so this is important)

Matthias Kretz kretz at kde.org
Thu May 8 20:48:18 BST 2008

Thanks for the fix. It was driving me insane.

On Thursday 08 May 2008, Andreas Hartmetz wrote:
> I believe that we should still look for ways to make kded (way) more
> robust. Strange things will happen everytime one module takes down or,
> worse, locks up kded.

I agree that kded4 is too important to not have some safety net...

Should we create a kded4 watchdog? That checks (via dbus) whether it is still 
running or locked up?
Could the watchdog also be a thread in kded4? In that case I think it could 
only catch lockups and then kill itself. Could it schedule a restart of 

Matthias Kretz (Germany)                            <><
MatthiasKretz at gmx.net, kretz at kde.org,
Matthias.Kretz at urz.uni-heidelberg.de
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