Kontact freezes on wayland

Ihor Antonov ihor at antonovs.family
Sun Oct 25 19:11:04 GMT 2020

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:34:20 AM PDT René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On Friday October 23 2020 11:08:42 Ihor Antonov wrote:

> That's a funny thing to write in a message sent to two mailing lists :)

I apologise, I didn't mean to break  established rules.
For future reference - what is the best ML for this kind of question?

> >On wayland sesstion Kontact application freezes shortly after start (but
> >still can be closed if click the cross in the window title). This is 100%
> >reproducible problem.
> >
> >Does anybody know if this can be fixed somehow?
> No proper fixes, but:
> If X11 works fine for you the simplest solution is to accept that Wayland
> still has some way to go ;) and use good old X11.
> Does Kontact freeze too if you launch it in X11 mode (`-platform xcb`) under
> Wayland? Assuming you also have a Gnome DE installed, does Kontact also
> freeze if you launch it in Wayland mode under a ditto Gnome session?
> In case you want to report a bug, the most straightforward and (a priori)
> helpful way would be to send an ABORT signal to Kontact after it has
> frozen:
> %> killall -ABRT kontact
> this should launch DrKonqi which should then allow you to file a ticket with
> a backtrace showing where the process is hanging.
> R.

These are interesting things to try indeed. Thanks!

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