[Scribus] QT/KDE bugs?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Sep 26 21:29:59 CEST 2005

Stay where you are, imo :)


On Monday 26 September 2005 21:08, Bart Alberti wrote:
> I was about to install 9.3 up grade from 9.2 directly. Is recommended
> not to do so?
> Bart Alberti
> BandiPat wrote:
> >Hi guys,
> >Just saw this email on the SuSE list:
> >
> >quote:
> >Brad Pepers
> >brad at linuxcanada.com
> >
> >There is a bug in the Qt/KDE integration patches to Qt in SuSE 9.3
> >which is causing third-party applications such as Quasar, Scribus, and
> >LinCVS to fail to work properly.  Its easy to duplicate and show and is
> >a problem in the patch to redirect Qt QMessageBox static methods to KDE
> >message boxes.  The basic problem is that there are two ways to call
> >the QMessageBox functions.  One way you pass in the text for the
> >buttons on the message box and it should return which button was
> >pressed (0, 1, or 2).  The other way to call something like
> >QMessageBox::warning though is to pass in a list of button ids such as
> >QMessageBox::Yes/No/Cancel/... and in this case what should be returned
> >is the button id that was clicked.  The replacement code added in SuSE
> >9.3 that passes these functions off to KDE treats these both the same
> >and will return the button number (0/1/2) in each case.  So any code
> >that uses Qt and calls QMessageBox::warning with button ids of
> >QMessageBox::Yes and QMessageBox::No and then checks the result to make
> >sure it matches QMessageBox::Yes will now fail and the user is left
> >with an application that won't do the work regardless of whether they
> >choose Yes or No!
> >unquote
> >
> >As I am still running 9.2, but have the newer KDE/QT installed, I can't
> >recall having this problem, but speaking with a user of SuSE 10, it
> >does exist.  Now the simple thing, it seems to me, would be for those
> >three mentioned programs to adjust their coding to eliminate this
> >problem.  Although it may be a QT/KDE or SuSE problem, which I'm
> >confident will be fixed, if it's a deal breaking bug, wouldn't it be
> >easiest to fix at the program level? If there are only a few programs
> >finding this bug, wouldn't it be easier for them to provide a fix for
> >their programs? The Scribus guys may already be aware and have a fix?
> >I just rejoined the list, so this may have already been brought up, my
> >appologies if that is the case.
> >
> >Have any others noticed this same bug with SuSE 9.3+?
> >
> >Just curious
> >Patrick
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