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Re: [suse-kde] KDE 3.0.3. upgrade problems
  • From: Brian Marr <cabernet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 07:21:14 +0930
  • Message-id: <200210040721.14464.cabernet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Apt-get can save you a lot of hours here !
Brian Marr

On Friday 04 October 2002 07:13, John Sved wrote:
> After installing the KDE upgrade as per
> http://www.suse.com/us/private/download/linuks/i386/update_for_8_0/index.ht
>ml certain apps crash.
>
> For example find files
>
> the Crash Handler dump says:
>
>
> (no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...
> (no debugging symbols found)...0x40f05099 in wait4 () from /lib/libc.so.6
> #0 0x40f05099 in wait4 () from /lib/libc.so.6
> #1 0x40f7fbd8 in __DTOR_END__ () from /lib/libc.so.6
> #2 0x40d9a072 in waitpid () from /lib/libpthread.so.0
> #3 0x405c1ade in KCrash::defaultCrashHandler ()
> from /opt/kde3/lib/libkdecore.so.4
> #4 0x40d97a74 in pthread_sighandler () from /lib/libpthread.so.0
> #5 <signal handler called>
> #6 0x407fb851 in QWidget::checkChildrenDnd () from /usr/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
> #7 0x407fb96d in QWidget::setAcceptDrops () from /usr/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
> #8 0x4099416e in QTextEdit::init () from /usr/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
> #9 0x40993dbd in QTextEdit::QTextEdit () from /usr/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
> #10 0x40415a30 in KAboutContainerBase::addLicensePage ()
> from /opt/kde3/lib/libkdeui.so.4
> #11 0x40417e85 in KAboutDialog::addLicensePage ()
> from /opt/kde3/lib/libkdeui.so.4
> #12 0x404583a1 in KAboutApplication::buildDialog ()
> from /opt/kde3/lib/libkdeui.so.4
> #13 0x4045713a in KAboutApplication::KAboutApplication ()
> from /opt/kde3/lib/libkdeui.so.4
> #14 0x08055ff3 in QScrollView::mouseReleaseEvent ()
> #15 0x0805698f in QScrollView::mouseReleaseEvent ()
> #16 0x40e7a9ed in __libc_start_main () from /lib/libc.so.6
>
>
> Similar output is given when some apps like package manager encounter a
> problem such as a zero result for a search.
>
> But the worst of the problem is that Yast2 will not start. The sand
> clock revolves for a while .......then nothing.
>
> I first noticed that Yast2 was sick when I was going to reinstall webcam
> apps which would not load. i.e. the KDE 303 upgrade did something to
> the webcam (video) apps.
>
> Since Qt3 looks to be involved I installed it again and the option Qt3
> stuff , to be sure. But it has not helped.
>
> Main apps such as StarOffice, QCad, Mozilla 1.1, Digikam are OK
>
> After reading some of the threads in the KDE forum it seems that:
>
> Using Package Manager for the KDE upgrade is not safe.
> Using rpm command line strings is subject to habits (good or bad).
>
> It would be really helpful if SuSe had a text that one could cut and
> past line by line in the correct order to do the upgrade proceedure (gee
> that's almost a script or some kind of program to automate the process
> ... i.e. something that YasT should do.)
>
>
> Any suggestions please
>
> 1) to stop the crashes
>
> 2) procedure to regain "lost" apps like Yast2
>
> 3) to do it again but correctly ?
>
>
> thanks,
>
>
> -- John


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