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Bug 1387928 - Calibre crashes when adding new book on Wayland
Summary: Calibre crashes when adding new book on Wayland
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: calibre
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 1401322 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: WaylandRelated
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-10-23 21:31 UTC by František Zatloukal
Modified: 2023-12-03 22:52 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:49:53 UTC
Type: Bug

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Qt Bug Tracker QTBUG-55583 0 None None None 2016-10-24 19:18:30 UTC

Description František Zatloukal 2016-10-23 21:31:42 UTC
Description of problem:
Calibre crashes with SIGSEGV "(python2:542): Gdk-WARNING **: gdkwindow-x11.c:5554 drawable is not a native X11 window" when you click on "Add book" button which should open file chooser dialog.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to GNOME (Wayland)
2. Run Calibre
3. Click on "Add book"

Actual results:
Calibre crashes after few seconds.

Expected results:
Calibre should not crash but show file chooser dialog.

Additional info:
Running calibre as native Wayland application fixes the issue.
env QT_QPA_PLATFORM=wayland-egl calibre

Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2016-10-23 22:11:37 UTC
Odd. We fixed this back in 2.65.0 /

Are you sure you are using 2.70.0 and not a locally installed older version or something?

Comment 2 František Zatloukal 2016-10-23 23:27:17 UTC
I've grabbed .src.rpm from Koji/F26 and built it in mock locally. Should I retest with official build?

Comment 3 František Zatloukal 2016-10-23 23:28:44 UTC
(In reply to Kevin Fenzi from comment #1)
> Are you sure you are using 2.70.0 and not a locally installed older version
> or something?

Checked and yes, it's 2.70.

Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2016-10-24 19:18:31 UTC
Ah right, I can confirm.

That other bug probibly shouldn't have been closed. ;( 

It's upstream QT bug:

Comment 5 Kevin Fenzi 2016-11-21 16:09:05 UTC
Oh, this could be a dupe of:

Was your system upgraded from a previous release? Do you have qgnomeplatform installed?

Comment 6 Kevin Fenzi 2016-12-04 19:30:47 UTC
*** Bug 1401322 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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