Project loading problems

mwoehlke mwoehlke at
Mon Jul 31 15:03:47 UTC 2006

Matt Rogers wrote:
> On Friday 28 July 2006 14:50, mwoehlke wrote:
>> Matt Rogers wrote:
>>> On Thursday 27 July 2006 15:37, mwoehlke wrote:
>>>> Before I start filing bug reports, I'd like to check here for any
>>>> suggestions in being as helpful as possible.
>>>> I just built KDevelop 3.3.91 (the most recent source tarball I could
>>>> find). I have had several crashes while trying to load a rather large
>>>> project. Are the backtraces helpful, or is there something I could do to
>>>> provide additional information?
>>> It would be useful if you could try a checkout of
>>> and see if the crashes go
>>> away. Backtraces would be interesting if you've built kdevelop with debug
>>> information.
>> Ack. Naturally, now that I have rebuilt with --enable-debug=full, it
>> doesn't crash. :-)
>> At least if it does it again, I'll both know what to do, and will have a
>> trace from a debug KDevelop.
>>>> Also, as it takes several minutes to load the project, I decided to
>>>> throw callgrind at KDevelop to investigate why this is. Would anyone be
>>>> interested in the raw output, or should I just summarize?
>>> raw output of the callgrind output posted somewhere would be the most
>>> useful, since then we'll be able to open it in kcachegrind, analyze it,
>>> and fix the bottlenecks.
>> Ok, is there anywhere good I can post it? I don't have any of my own
>> webspace for that sort of use. (FWIW, I paid attention this last time;
>> KDevelop took about 1:40 to fully start when opening my large project.)
>> Also, is it expected to have three output files?
>> I can at least make this observation: there is a 25% self cost to
>> "tryit()", called by KMimeMagic::findFileType->process->tryit. About 90%
>> of the calls come from methods of CppSupportPart; seems like a place to
>> start looking, at least.
>> Thanks,
> how large is the output? i might be able to find a place for you to put it

All three combined and bzip2'd are 3873340 (just under 3.7 MB). If 
nothing else, I'd be happy to simply e-mail it to you, but that probably 
is not the best solution for your end.

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