[Kst] VERY strange problem...

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Thu Oct 20 03:49:57 CEST 2005

On Monday 17 October 2005 13:07, Brisset, Nicolas wrote:
> Hi,
> I was advertising kst recently, trying to talk users into switching
> over, especially since I wrote the datasource for one of our internal
> binary formats. That datasource works fine as tested from my account.
> Now, I have a user, logged into the same machine and pointing to the
> same installation as me (PATH, LD_LIBRARY_PATH, KDEDIRS) for whom the
> first field in the X Axis pull-down list in the datawizard (2nd page) is
> always "INDEX", while it is "TIME" for me (as it should be !). This is
> especially strange, as the list on the left from which to select Y
> vectors is right (TIME is the first entry). This is not only confusing,
> but also extremely annoying as selecting INDEX outputs -75 all the time
> (the field is not even in the file, no idea where the value comes from)
> and the user wanted to plot vectors vs time !

   Are you sure it is picking up the right binary and libraries?  You can look 
in /proc for the pointer to the binary, and attach gdb to find out which 
exact libraries are loaded.

> I don't know whether there's an underlying bug, or whether it is linked
> with caching things somewhere.

  I doubt it has to do with any sort of cache.

  The datasource list can be viewed in the debug dialog too....

George Staikos
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