Request for crash-fixing KDNSSD 5.79.1 (was: Re: KDE Frameworks 5.79.0)

David Faure faure at
Mon Feb 15 21:50:24 GMT 2021

On lundi 15 février 2021 19:07:14 CET Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> I introduced a regression in KDNSSD for 5.79.0 which results in crashes on
> startup or whenever zeroconf activation happens, reportedly at least for
> knotes, ktorrent & kfourinline, but surely also any other KDNSSD-using
> application, due to a bad pointer casting in central classes.
> See
> Commit 8c14803908a2a718fa0716fb98506aebda1fed46 fixes that, with first
> confirmations, by reverting the cause which was a change from static_cast to
> (macro-blurred, but no real excuse) reinterpret_cast.
> See
> David, can you please do a 5.79.1 KDNSSD release with that commit cherry-
> picked? Given this crash is happening during startup of some apps, so one
> cannot even disable zeroconf usage in the UI as temporary workaround where
> possible, it is a rather grave experience for those affected.


kdnssd v5.79.1
9716aeed43b794948a78444ea645ba14f24f13395d410a78a68b1f8428f51898  sources/kdnssd-5.79.1.tar.xz

David Faure, faure at,
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