deleteLater document (and view)

Niko Sams niko.sams at
Tue Jun 22 18:08:19 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 11:35, David Nolden <zwabel at> wrote:
> 2010/6/20 Niko Sams <niko.sams at>:
>> Hello all and David,
>> While working on my browser-like-tabs experiment I get crashes in the event-loop
>> when Ctrl-Clicking a function in the editor, as the currently open
>> view is closed
>> inside openDocument.
>> My guess is that it is deleted while the click event is handled.
>> deleting using deleteLater for the view would fix this.
>> But here I found a commit that changed the deletion the other way around:
>> After reverting this commit my problem is solved, and (not very
>> intensive) testing of workingsets
>> didn't result in a crash either.
>> How should I proceed?
>> Niko
> I'm pretty sure that the commit was required. We were talking about
> "random" crashes, which means they may be hard to reproduce.
> The question is, why is the view closed in openDocument()? Cannot you
> just schedule the closing of the document, and do it afterwards during
> event processing? (For example through QMetaObject::invokeMethod(this,
> "closeDocument", ..., Qt::QueuedConnection). However you've got to
> make sure that it doesn't crash if the document was already closed in
> the meantime when the event is processed.
That was my first idea too, but because of the "save changes?" dialog
when closing
the last view it is not that easy.


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