On Thursday, October 13, 2016 09:07:46 PM Andrew Lowe wrote:
> On 13/10/16 20:39, Michael Mol wrote:
> > On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 11:54:48 PM Jörg Schaible wrote:
> >> Anyone? After upgrading a second machine to KDE/Plasma 5, I have the same
> >> behavior there. All KDE-4-based apps fail to interact with the file
> >> system.
> >> Using KMail I can no longer add any attachment to an email nor save an
> >> existing attachment to disk.
> > 
> > I'm running KMail (Gentoo doesn't have the KDE5 version in tree yet, so
> > KDE4), and I send file attachments all the time. So I can say it's at
> > least not *intrinsically* broken...
> > 
> > Much of KDE4 and KDE5 wind up installed side by side, FWIW. I'd suggest
> > cycling through emerge @preserved-rebuild, revdep-rebuild, depclean, and
> > see if that shakes something loose.
> > 
> > The KDE4->KDE5 transition was generally a royal PITA for me, too, though I
> > can't remember what all broke...
>       Kwooty, an nzb downloaded, has the same problem. It's "4" as well. Hit
> the "Open" button, a file dialogue pops up, closely followed by "Error
> Kwooty" -> "The process for the file protocol died unexpectedly". File
> -> Open gets the same.
>       Dragging and dropping into the main window works and once the nzb files
> have been parsed, kwooty behaves as expected.
>       This failure corresponds with a big update of KDE 5 stuff. I've just
> has a quick browse through bugs for the last 36 hours and nothing jumps out.

I'm running 5.8.1 here. I've got all of Qt, all of frameworks and all of KDE 
Applications unmasked ~amd4, and my automatic updates building things every 
night. Started doing that when KDE went full-on rapid-release.

That said, I don't think I've restarted KMail or my login session since 
Monday. Hang on...


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