qFatal usage in KStandardDirs

Alex Merry kde at randomguy3.me.uk
Sat Jan 15 12:14:03 GMT 2011

On Friday 14 Jan 2011 17:53:07 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> hi...
> i just came across this in kstandarddirs.cpp:
>             if (dirs.isEmpty()) {
>                 qFatal("KStandardDirs: The resource type %s is not
> registered", type);
>             } else {
>                 path = realPath(dirs.first());
>             }
> isn't this is a bit heavy handed? for me as an app dev working on plasma-
> desktop, right now it means anyone can crash plasma-desktop with a script
> that passes some junk in to userDataPath in the desktop scripting (new
> feature to that for 4.7).

It looks like this should be an assert, at most.

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