[rkward-devel] issue with frozen "open file" window

Matthieu Stigler matthieu.stigler at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 08:44:53 UTC 2012

Le 09/07/2012 11:56, Thomas Friedrichsmeier a écrit :
> Hi,
> On Monday 09 July 2012, Matthieu Stigler wrote:
>> I have recently a (very reproducible on my machine)
> does that mean "all of the time", or only "very often"?
you question. It means "all the time" if it happened once :-) Sometimes 
works, but if does not work once won't work anymore
>> problem with the
>> "open script" window, which basically hangs and does not allow to open
>> anything. The whole interface is then gray shaded (without any menu,
>> scripts etc visible) and nothing works. See a capture:
>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6113358/rkward_issue.png
>> I am using the devel version:
>> $ rkward --version
>> Qt: 4.8.1
>> KDE Development Platform: 4.8.4 (4.8.4)
>> RKWard: 0.5.7z+0.5.8+devel1
>> Here is a link to the output file obtained with $ rkward --debug-level 5.
>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6113358/rkward.frontend.nn4647
>> ( I am not sure I need to send the whole thing? maybe only a small part
>> is interesting?)
> Yes, typically only the last ~100 lines are of interest. In this case, it's
> only the very last line. Unfortunately, that means, the debug log simply
> doesn't show what's the problem.
>> Please let me know what more information I can provide.
> I don't really have an idea, what could be the problem. I guess it is related
> to some local settings. Two things to test:
> 1) Try the File->Open dialog in kwrite or kate. Does that work?
clever. And that was it! Kate too! So the problem is more in KDE... need 
to check my packages and so on, will investigate that way, thanks!!

> 2) Close RKWard, rename ~/.kde/share/config/rkwardrc , start RKWard, and try
> again.
> *If* 2) fixes the problem, you could try to track down which setting in the
> configuration was causing trouble. I.e. open the renamed rkwardrc in a text
> editor, modify, save as ~/.kde/share/config/rkwardrc , start RKWard and test
> whether the issue occurs. My guesses would be that the sections "[KFileDialog
> Settings]", "[Recent Dirs]", or "[Recent Files]" could be the problem, so
> simply try removing those, one at a time.
> Regards
> Thomas
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