Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431613
Kate becomes unresponsive when closing files
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:55:36 EST
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Description of problem:
I'm using Kate to edit/read files.
It doesn't seem to matter how many files, but on how long Kate is running.
I want to close some files.
I can't see a pattern in it, but some files close almost straight away but others take up to ten seconds to close.
These are all local files on an ext3/LVM filesystem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Kate and browse some source files.
2. Use as normal.
3. Start closing files.
Some files take up to ten seconds to close.
Files should close straight away.
Closing Kate seems to sidestep this problem - it closes straight away.
This "freeze" doesn't affect other Kate sessions running, or any other applications.
If I close Kate and then start it, re-opening the original session I get all the same files open but I can then close them straight away - the "freeze" problem goes away.
I see no change in CPU usage during a Kate "freeze".
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