Review Request: Workaround for the hang (freeze) when opening VLC's file dialog under KDE...

Dawit Alemayehu adawit at
Fri Feb 4 10:11:02 GMT 2011

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Review request for kdelibs and David Faure.


Don't unnecessarily do QString conversions.
Added a static function for setting the appropriate platform specific default pkgconfig install path.


The attached patch is a workaround to the much discussed issue with VLC hanging when opening a KDE file dialog. For the details about the causes of this bug, see and the bug report linked above...

This addresses bug 260719.

Diffs (updated)

  kdecore/services/kmimetyperepository.cpp 9f4c3ca 





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