[Kst] Stabilizing the recent plugin merge --> Re: Plugin branch

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Fri Dec 1 02:02:06 CET 2006

On 27-Nov-06, at 6:38 PM, Adam Treat wrote:

> On Thursday 23 November 2006 7:02 pm, Barth Netterfield wrote:
>> Please make fixing this the highest priority.
>> We would love to be able to have this working for flight in 3 weeks.
>> cbn
>> On Thursday 23 November 2006 18:53, George Staikos wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>     I merged the plugin branch today.  Unfortunately there are many
>>> lurking problems that need to be sorted out.  If plugins are  
>>> critical
>>> for you right now, I suggest not updating (or helping fix :-)).
>>>     Some issues:
>>> 1) Create gaussian, RMB on a plot -> edit->plot object  deadlocks
>>> <--- This is not new
> Can someone else try this as I can't reproduce.

   Same problem as below.

>>> 2) RMB->fit causes strange locking bugs
> I am not able to reliably reproduce any crash.  I found a crash  
> once, but have
> not been able to reproduce it the last umpteen number of times.
> When I open the demo.kst tutorial and RMB->Fit->C4-cleaned_pitch on  
> the middle
> plot and choose 'Fit Gaussian' it seems to wait and block for a few  
> minutes
> before finishing the update.  I believe this is related to the  
> merge of the
> advanced locking branch as it stalls in kstwaitcondition_unix.cpp
> Is this long delay what you are talking about or are you  
> experiencing a
> reliable crash?

   In fact it is.  This is really bad.  It's blocked inside GSL.   
There is very little we can do about this I think.

George Staikos
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