KDevelop (running session) stuck in loop after opening a directory

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Fri Feb 15 09:42:23 GMT 2019

On Mittwoch, 6. Februar 2019 12:12:28 CET René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> I wanted to open a file from the commandline in a running KDevelop session
> but sent the enclosing directory by accident. This gave me a timeout
> ("Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus)"). KDevelop
> basically froze (I had to send it a HUP to do a "harder but still graceful
> exit").
> Judging from the scintillating window in which I could just make out that it
> says Progress some kio agent must be launched and relaunched at maximum
> speed.
> As far as I can tell this happens when the directory in question is a
> subdirectory of a git working copy; when I copy the directory outside of
> any other git project the issue disappears and I get a normal project
> import dialog.

Please tell us the exact steps to reproduce. I cannot reproduce.

> Is there an easy way (that doesn't involve digging through a load of threads
> in a debugger) to determine which agent is being launched, or is there a
> way to stop the cycle that doesn't involve killing the session? (FWIW, the
> clean exit triggered by SIGINT and SIGTERM gets stuck, only the SIGHUP
> processing from my D16218 gives a clean exit that doesn't corrupt the
> cache.)

use strace?

Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part.
URL: <http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kdevelop-devel/attachments/20190215/911c2ddd/attachment.sig>

More information about the KDevelop-devel mailing list