kWarning() broken!

Milian Wolff mail at
Fri Sep 18 12:15:10 BST 2009

Am Freitag, 18. September 2009 09:39:29 schrieb Andreas Pakulat:
> On 18.09.09 02:40:40, Milian Wolff wrote:
> > Hey people!
> >
> > Something makes kWarning() output _nothing_ at all.
> >
> > I just spent 2h debugging a problem in the PHP plugin to finally find it
> > and saw that I _should_ have seen it directly: there should have been a
> > kWarning() message emitted.
> >
> > I deleted my kdebugrc, enabled _all_ areas in kdebugdialog, no change.
> > Also note: kDebug() works just fine!
> >
> > I tried around, didn't work in any kdevelop plugin. Also added it to a
> > KTextEditor plugin, which showed the same behaviour...
> >
> > Can someone reproduce this issue or is it something local on my machine?
> > Oh and note: In a simple hello-world-like app kWarning worked just fine!
> >
> > Do you have an idea what might be the issue?
> >
> > I find this very critical as kWarnings should _always_ be shown! Right
> > now it's really the worst-case scenario...
> Are you running trunk? I won't have access to a 4.3 system until next
> week, but it could be that this is a regression introduced by dfaure's
> automatic-assigning-of-debug-areas.

No, I'm running 4.3.1 from the Kubuntu repos.

> I could just reproduce this with kcalc, using kWarning() didn't produce
> anything. It seems kcalc gets assigned an automatic id here though. Even
> if I explcitly put in a static debug area and enable that it doesn't
> work.
> I'm moving this to kde-core-devel (please remove kwrite-devel when
> replying) as thats where this belongs. I've seen this also in QTest
> unit-tests, kDebug() was printed, but kWarnings() are not.

The strange thing is that a simple test app (hello-world-like) does print the 
kWarning stuff...

Milian Wolff
mail at
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