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bug #18526: modpack installer UI hangs during download

Submitted by:  Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Submitted on:  Sat 20 Aug 2011 01:02:47 PM UTC  
 
Category: module installerSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
Release: 2.3.0Operating System: Microsoft Windows
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Sat 08 Jun 2013 12:29:54 PM UTC, comment #2:

I'm having the exact same problem with Freeciv 2.3.4 (stable) on Windows XP.

Anonymous
Sat 20 Aug 2011 09:09:39 PM UTC, comment #1:

Without any investigation my first guess would be problem with running download and gtk+ main loop in separate threads. Are the gtk+ widget updates (messagebar, progressbar) from downloader thread properly protected with mutexes (not even sure if gtk+ is supposed to handle it internally, or is it responsibility of the program)

TRUNK version of freeciv-modpack seems to be a lot more unstable now than before my latest changes to it, but I assume it to be separate problem affecting TRUNK only.

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project Administrator
Sat 20 Aug 2011 01:02:47 PM UTC, original submission:

While testing out the 2.3.0 Windows binary of the modpack installer with the "freesounds" modpack, I saw a couple of instances where the user interface stopped updating partway through the download.

The download carried on and completed successfully, as could be seen by watching the files appear in the installation directory, but there's no way for the user to tell.

Once in this state, trying to close the program brought up a blank window about the size the "do you want to quit" window should be. Clicking randomly in it did make the program quit, so I guess the buttons were still sensitive, if invisible.

This happened at different points in the download each time I saw it. It didn't always happen (I saw it in 2 of 3 trials).

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator

 

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file #13935:  freeciv-modpack-2.3.0-ui-hang.png added by jtn (111kB - image/png - UI trouble with freeciv-modpack.exe in 2.3.0)
file #13936:  freeciv-modpack-2.3.0-ui-blank.png added by jtn (107kB - image/png - UI trouble with freeciv-modpack.exe in 2.3.0)

 

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    Sat 20 Aug 2011 01:02:47 PM UTCjtnAttached File-=>Added freeciv-modpack-2.3.0-ui-hang.png, #13935
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