amaroK crashing when editing tags

Mark Kretschmann markey at
Sat Jan 22 13:10:45 GMT 2005

On Saturday 22 January 2005 12:28, Pavel Troller wrote:
>   I have a problem with amaroK stability. It crashes often, especially when
> I try to edit the tags of mp3 tracks. There are several kinds of the crash:
> 1) It just hangs. UI is frozen. If it plays during the crash, it continues
> to play until all the current track is played. It then doesn't start to
> play the next track. It must be killed.
>   2) It crashes, displaying its own nice crash dialog (in current CVS
> version, formerly it was a standard DrKonqui). I'm very sorry but I can't
> supply a valid backtrace, because all my KDE is currently compiled without
> debug symbols and even with amarok compiled with debugging, the backtrace
> is obviously unusable.
>   3) It crashes, terminates and nothing is displayed. It simply disappears.
>   All these crashes are there for a long time, I'm updating amaroK on a
> regular basis and waiting for a fix but still no luck. It can crash
> updating just one track. In a batch update (multiple tracks selected) the
> crash is almost sure. It's cvs HEAD running on top of KDE_3_3_BRANCH KDE.
> kdesupport (taglib) is also HEAD.
>   Is anybody able to reproduce this crash and eventually supply its
> backtrace ?

FYI, here's the bug report for this issue (has been reported many times):


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