[Kst] [Bug 135548] Crash when attempting to use Fit Polynomial plugin.
staikos at kde.org
Wed Oct 18 05:38:59 CEST 2006
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------- Additional Comments From staikos kde org 2006-10-18 05:38 -------
This won't be fixed in 1.3.1 and I'm hesitant to fix it in 1.3.x at all. This
deadlock is the result of a fix for another deadlock. The reason for this
mess is somewhat complicated. First, automatically adding scalars to the
global list is an issue when we need to lock an object that we are providing
while we are locked. It can deadlock with the update thread. The "fix" for
this caused the regression referenced in this bug. The function it happened
in doesn't even belong in KstPlugin. KstScalar's constructor is a mess
already, especially with the locking argument, and adding another is not a
good answer. I think we need to fix scalars properly. This is a Kst 1.4
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