Re: "autistic" Konsole
- Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:48:38 +0100
- From: René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: "autistic" Konsole
On Saturday March 18 2017 07:33:42 Duncan wrote:
>René J.V. Bertin posted on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:53:02 +0100 as excerpted:
>The surprising thing there is the /occasional/ keystroke getting
>through. That sounds like the app (or at least the input thread) is in a
>loop, only occasionally polling for keystrokes.
Indeed. I'm beginning to suspect this is something that's taking place at a much lower level than I thought previously.
I have been running Qt 5 without libinput support built in, I'll rebuild now that I have a recent version of that library installed and see if it changes anything.
>You started kdevelop from the konsole session, and it was affected too?
>That sounds like a shell job control thing. See the ctrl-z stuff below.
That would have affect only KDevelop, not the shell itself, and it would have frozen all of KDevelop.
>Running htop (or just plain top if you don't have htop) in a new
>(responsive) konsole window, neither the almost dead konsole nor anything
>else is sucking CPU cycles, right? If it's a loop, it should be, but...
I did that but saw nothing through the noise and the running compile jobs.
>Other than that, I'm basically out of ideas.
No problem, this is an issue that will require quite a bit of background knowledge about implementation details to sort out. Thanks for trying.