[Kst] Path to Kst executable

Ben Lewis egretengineering at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 12:41:25 UTC 2013

Hi Nicolas,

Thanks for the quick reply. The git version works as expected and the new multi-vector view and data 
manager filter are nice additions :-)

I've got to say, having the latest snapshot built automatically is really convenient.

Regards, Ben

On 31/10/2013 10:57 PM, Brisset, Nicolas wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> This bug is Windows-specific and crept in when I changed something for 2.0.7 and forgot to account for Windows differences (you know, / vs \). Sorry...
> It's fixed in the current git, of which you find a snapshot at http://kst-plot.github.io/kst-build/ where you get an automatic build after each commit.
> Could you please try that and let us know if it's working OK for you?
> You can also have a look at the new multi-vector view (View->Vectors) or the filter in the datamanager :-)
> Nicolas
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: kst-bounces at kde.org [mailto:kst-bounces at kde.org] Im Auftrag von Ben Lewis
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 31. Oktober 2013 12:01
> An: kst at kde.org
> Betreff: [Kst] Path to Kst executable
> Kst,
> I'm having a number of problems with Kst which are possibly related to each other.
> Symptom1
> -------------
> When I try to open a recent kst file from the File menu I get the following error:
> Error opening document:
> 'C:/Program Files (x86)/Kst 2.0.7/C:/kstFile.kst'
> File could not be opened for reading.
> where C:/kstFile.kst' is the path to the kst file I'm trying to open.
> After every unsuccessful attempt to load the file the text in the titlebar appends the path to the Kst executable in front of the file name. So, for example, after three attempts the text in the title bar will look like this:
> 'C:/Program Files (x86)/Kst 2.0.7/C:/Program Files (x86)/Kst 2.0.7/C:/Program Files (x86)/Kst 2.0.7/C:/kstFile.kst'
> I also see the path to the Kst executable added to the kst file name in other places like the Data Wizard and the Change Data File Dialog box.
> Symptom 2
> --------------
> Whenever I try to load/change or generally work with a data file the dialogue box freezes for a long
> time (10 - 20 sec).
> It's like Kst hangs on every file operation because it can't find the file it's looking for (because
> it has the path to the executable added to it) and eventually it gives up.
> Environment
> ----------------
> Kst 2.0.7
> Windows7 x64
> What I've tried
> ------------------
> Uninstalling and reinstalling
> Uninstalling 2.0.7 and reinstalling 2.0.6
> Registry clean
> Nothing has worked.
> I haven't always had this problem but I don't know when it crept in.
> Any ideas on how to fix this problem?
> Regards, Ben
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