Bazaar Explorer hang - has anyone else seen this?

Maritza Mendez martitzam at
Tue Sep 22 03:36:23 BST 2009

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 11:14 AM, Maritza Mendez <martitzam at>wrote:

> So far I have seent his only on windows, but I can't say I have ruled our
> linux.
> This is bzr explorer 0.8 using Qt 4.4.1, PyQt 4.4.3 and qbzr 0.14 (all
> installed using the bzr-explore.exe I'm pretty sure).
> From time to time, the explorer seems to hang on "Refresh".  Although I
> usually keep the DOS box minimized, sometimes I can catch it in time to see
> what is in the attached screenshot.
> Sometimes explorer eventaulyl comes back after a few minutes.  Other times
> it is effectively hanged forever, liek this.
> Unlike previous reports in which I mentioned that this seems to happen only
> when there has been a lot of vcs activity (lots of renames, adds and
> removes) in this case there was exactly one differrece since the previous
> refresh and only eight small (less than 10KB) files with simple text
> changes.
> I had to paint over the filenames and the branch name for security reasons,
> and I figured some report was better than none.
> I've only dabbled in Qt, but it kind of looks like the main event loop
> might have gone berserk.
> I do not know how to trigger this problem.  When it happens, it consumes so
> much CPU that even killing it with the task manager is sometimes difficult.
> It definitely does not respond to ordinary close events on the window frame.
> I will be in and out of the office this week.  I may not be able to respond
> to emails right away.
> ~M
Update: Reproducible.  Bug filed:

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