[Slackbuilds-users] [Workaround] Bibletime 2.11 segfaults with Qt 5-9

Rob McGee rob0 at slackbuilds.org
Wed Aug 16 14:00:52 UTC 2017

On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 09:20:36AM -0400, Eduardo Sanchez wrote:
> I use Slackware-current and additionally, I use Alienbob's Plasma 5
> packages. Therefore, the qt5 version I use is 5.9.0.
> Under that particular Qt version, bibletime segfaults immediately 
> upon startup.
> I reported the bug upstream. Upstream answered that this is due to 
> a particular Qt5 bug which is yet to be patched. However, in the 
> meantime they checked a workaround for that bug in both master and 
> stable-2.11 branch.
> I checked out the stable-2.11 branch. It compiled and ran OK.
> So, I would suggest to replace the bibletime-2.11 source with a 
> github check of the stable-2.11 branch until the bibletime folks 
> make another release.
> I know this happens only in -current (I know, unsupported...) and
> with Qt 5.9 (even less supported) but this could be useful.

It is good to have this documented in the list archive, but as for 
your suggestion, it sounds like the problem will be resolved before 
it gets to Slackware. :)

Thank you for the report.
    Rob McGee - /dev/rob0 - rob0 at slackbuilds.org

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