A potentially serious bug in KIO/kio_http and a possible patch ??

Dawit A adawit at kde.org
Mon Jul 19 15:22:05 BST 2010

On Monday, July 19, 2010 06:58:38 Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> On Monday 19 July 2010, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > On Monday 19 July 2010, Dawit A wrote:
> > > For me gmail with khtml does not get past the "Loading <email-address>"
> > > status message. After that is shown, I always get a blank page
> > > regardless of what user-agent string I use. I thought the flash bits
> > > are used only when you have chat sounds and advanced attachment
> > > features enabled ??
> > 
> > There are two ways to gets khtml and gmail working:
> > Spoofing as older firefox and using gmail version 1.
> > Spoofing as safari and using gmail version 2.
> > 
> > If you use standard user-agent you get gmail version 1 and gets treated
> > as an older safari, which leads to the situation where the page is never
> > rendered after being loaded. Not sure what goes wrong, but I've assumed
> > it is some kind of iframe event, either trigger or handling.
> Strike that. It appears that currently only version ui=2 works and only
> when spoofing as firefox. Enabling chat doesn't seem to work, it keeps
> writing 'connecting in  .. seconds', then attempt a connection and
> failing. I know however that chat used to work in an earlier version of
> gmail ui=1.

That should be fixed now. The patch I committed to address the Gmail chat issue 
had an inadvertent mistake in it.

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