[Konsole-devel] [Bug 184964] Konsole crash taking down ALL Konsole instances

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jun 12 15:22:41 UTC 2009

Robert Knight wrote:
> Given that this discussion is happening in a legitimate bug report about a
> crash in Konsole - that is obviously not true.

So let's take it off the bug report ;-). It's drifted well off-topic anyway.

> What I am saying is that if Konsole is perceived to have a stability problem
> then I would first address it via less drastic means - like better testing.

Again, I don't disagree per-se. However...

> I agree with the basic goal of containing the damage done by a bug from the
> user's point of view and yes I take your point that a multi-process model would
> help. However, I do not think that it is the most time-effective way to
> improve stability right now.

...I'm not sure I agree with this. Of course it's your time, and I'm not 
going to demand you make changes :-). But I hope you would entertain 
patches at a future date, say, if I wanted to split konsole into using a 
process-per-tab model and did a large chunk (i.e. more than half) of the 

I also think it might be more worthwhile for testing and for people like 
me that run trunk, where stability problems can occur more often simply 
as the result of a bad build (i.e. checking out an svn version with a 
known bug).

Please do not quote my e-mail address unobfuscated in message bodies.
This is a big deal, because now some tiny minority has lobbied for 
changes that end up hurting everyone else.
Yeah, I know. Par for the course. I hate the American government.
Actually, I was talking about X.org...

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