Re: [SLE] Kat and libpoppler
From: Sid Boyce (sboyce_at_blueyonder.co.uk)
Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 23:15:12 +0100 To: email@example.com
Randall R Schulz wrote:
> On Sunday 22 May 2005 06:32, Anders Johansson wrote:
> Well, apart from some diagnostics and funky characters spewed out near
> the end of the checkinstall output, this seems to work and produces an
> installable RPM. I've got to say, I was surprised to discover that
> "/usr/src/packages/RPMS" and "/usr/src/packages/RPMS/i386" have mode
> 1777 (rwxrwxrwxt, just like /tmp).
The garbage kicked out by checkinstall seems to be to do with "tar -f"
somehwere in the script, i have to go hunting it later. When it
scrambles your screen type in blind echo -ne "\017" to make it sane
> After installing the poppler RPM so produced, the Kat 0.5.2 dependencies
> are met and it installs and runs. But not quite properly, it seems.
> It scans the directory I point it at, chews on it for a while and then
> hangs, taking virtually no CPU time at all (with the STAT 'S' and the
> WCHAN '-'). There were none of its auxiliary processes (e.g.,
> kio_fulltext) running, either. At this point, it has consumed a little
> over 7 minutes of CPU time. Pstree shows no sub-processes. The Kat
> progress monitor shows 1% complete, the timer is counting, and it
> indicates 178,162 "Words imported", 588 "Metadata imported", 463
> "Fulltexts imported" and 614 "Thumbnails imported". The total number of
> files, directories and bytes are close to the entire contents of the
> directory I pointed it to ("/home").
> According to "lsof", the only files it has open in the subdirectory I'm
> scanning are its temp file, "~/temp.kat" and "~/.xsession-errors" and
> its current working directory.
> Hmmm... Maybe it doesn't deal well with scanning its own working
> directory and / or files it has open already (specifically, its temp
> file or ~/.xsession-errors).
> So I tried scanning a directory disjoint from its working directory. It
> hung for quite a while with kio_fulltext consuming all the CPU it can
> get, mostly kernel mode, while processing a PDF file that happens to be
> a fairly large and detailed street map. I was about ready to give up
> when it moved on to another file.
> Ultimately, however, things ended up in the same idle state: No work
> occurring, no progress being reported.
> Too bad. I guess I'll try it again later.
> It appears, based on the dialog on the Kat home page, that this
> experience isn't unique to me. If anyone has any related experiences to
> report, especially more success than I had, I'd love to hear about it.
> Randall Schulz
Here it looks OK, I just opened a random directory. reminder, I built
sqlite-3.2.1 from source, and built kat without libpoppler.
-- Sid Boyce ... Hamradio License G3VBV, Keen licensed Private Pilot Retired IBM Mainframes and Sun Servers Tech Support Specialist Microsoft Windows Free Zone - Linux for all Computing Tasks -- Check the headers for your unsubscription address For additional commands send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Also check the archives at http://lists.suse.com Please read the FAQs: email@example.com