[KPhotoAlbum] Segfault when opening search window
johannes at zarl.at
Fri Apr 10 18:35:10 CEST 2015
Sorry for the late reply.
Assuming this comes from marble you should definitely report a bug for marble
in the Mint bug-tracker.
As a workaround, it should be sufficient to disable the map widget in the
dialog, if this is possible before KPA crashes:
(1) Open the annotation dialog (or the search dialog)
(2) Disable the Map widget under Options | Configure window layout...
(3) Save the window setup under Options | Configure window layout...
After this, the map widget should not be loaded anymore when you open the
The other option would be to compile KPhotoAlbum with the cmake option
"WITH_Marble" set to off. You'd have to recompile KPA for this, though...
On Sunday 05 April 2015 01:01:58 Harald Barth wrote:
> * Mint 17.1
> * Kphotoalbum 4.6.1 from the PPA
> * Kphotoalbum started OK and build thumbnails a long time
> * Watching thumbnail view OK
> * Kphotoalbum starts and I open the search dialog. While still in the
> search dialog, without touching anything Kphotoalbum goes into a
> run-away RAM situation (consumes >16GB including all swap) and
> crashes with segfault. There might have been a dialog box which was
> started to draw but not completed because of the segfault.
> See stack trace below
> * It is reproducable and the message is
> "Errors occured while parsing the .pn2 file!"
> This messages seems to come from pn2runner?????
> But this time no stack trace in KDE Crash handler.
> Not completely happy about this behaviour.
> If this is a memory leak in pn2runner/marble, can I disable marble
> (what does it add to kphotoalbum?)
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