Thanks for reporting this. I was also able to reproduce it.
The problem comes from cmake-gui calling QApplication::removeLibraryPath() in
I think the solution is to remove that bit of code, but it may require some
additional cpack related code to handle plugins correctly.
It appears we are doing that cpack code for Windows and Mac already, but not
for Linux (see CMake/Source/QtDialog/CMakeLists.txt line 48 to 85).
----- On Sep 20, 2016, at 4:18 PM, cmake <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> When I click "Browse source" or "Browse build" location buttons in the GUI I
> an error dialog saying that "URL cannot be listed file://" followed by another
> dialog "Malformed URL".
> 1. I built and reinstalled CMake from source but the problem persists.
> 2. I searched the web but could not find anyone reporting this issue for
> 3. When I launch CMake-gui from terminal, when I click the Browse buttons
> prints "kf5.kio.core: Refilling KProtocolInfoFactory cache in the hope to
> "file"" in the terminal. I tried looking up for this message but again I
> not find anything about CMake.
> Please let me know if you need some logs.
> Machine: x64, Manjaro KDE Plasma 5.7, Qt 5.7 Nvidia GTX 960m, i7-6700 HQ
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