On 04/25/2012 09:21 AM, David C. Rankin wrote: > On 04/25/2012 08:57 AM, David C. Rankin wrote: >> For the second attempt working with kwrite, I started it from konsole so I >> could look at the kdDebug output. There was nothing out of the ordinary. >> >> These crashes have always been difficult for me to isolate. Can anyone >> suggest a test that would help identify the problem. Also, any reports >> confirming this behavior would be helpful. > > I just rebuilt tdelibs/tdebase on i686 to confirm - the same crash occurs and > it is 100% repeatable. > > To confirm, all you need to do is open konsole and cat a file or do something > to give you text to select and copy into kwrite. Then begin selecting text > (one or two words at a time) in konsole and then middle-mouse paste into line > 1 of kwrite. Continue doing this until you get to the point where the line > will wrap on the next paste. When you paste the next selection that would > cause line 1 in kwrite to wrap - the crash will occur. See example: > > http://nirvana.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/kwrite-i686-crash.jpg > > You will then have to 'terminate' kwrite by clicking the close button and wait > for the 'Terminate' or 'Keep Running' dialog to appear (or 'kill $(pidof > kwrite)' in konsole) > > Any ideas?? > When this happens kwrite takes over 80% of CPU, so it looks like something hit a loop and got stuck: Here is the top output: 16307 david 20 0 45236 19m 15m R 86.9 2.6 1:10.09 kwrite That's 86.9% of the CPU when kwrite hangs. Same thing happens in kate. I'll open a new bug with BLOCKER when I get back from lunch :( -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.