Freeze on nested eventloops (QFileDialog::getOpen*)

Andreas Hartmetz ahartmetz at
Tue Jun 23 23:39:30 BST 2015

On Sunday 14 June 2015 15:00:57 Milian Wolff wrote:
> Hey all,
> in massif-visualizer's framework branch, and now also kate, I
> sometimes notice GUI lockups when I try to open files via Ctrl + O.
> The backtraces look like the following:
> Any idea what might be going on here? Is it not a good idea to mix
> system compiled KF5-based stuff (e.g. with
> kdesrc-build compiled KF5 libraries (/home/milian/projects/kf5/*)?
> The applications do not recover from this lockup.
Another interesting thing just happened: I opened a file dialog in Kate 
and it froze. I was editing (with rebase -i) a commit message in the 
same repository in which Kate had open files. After saving the commit 
message, Kate went back to normal. So it looks KDirWatch related.

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