[kepler-dev] stack overflow problem in some kepler workflows

Efrat Frank efrat at sdsc.edu
Thu Jul 21 14:47:01 PDT 2005

Hi Dan,

Thanks a lot for looking into this and detecting the problem! It does 
work fine without the customized icons.

- Efrat

Dan Higgins wrote:

> Hi Efrat,
>    The stack overflow error that we get with the current head of CVS 
> on your gravityToShp workflow has been obsessing me the last few days 
> - why does it work with your saved version of Kepler and not with the 
> head of CVS?
>    It turns out that the problem occurs when you try to open the 
> workflow - i.e. when the workflow moml is being read. I finally traced 
> the problem not to any actor code but to the nice icons you added for 
> the XSLT actor and the Browser Display actor! (Those icons do not 
> appear if those actors are simply dragged to the screen, so I assume 
> you used the 'Edit Custom Icon' command.) If you go into the moml and 
> remove the properties that attach the custom icons, then the workflow 
> will open with the newest CVS version of Kepler!!!  [The 
> registrationModel workflow had a similar problem that is fixed by 
> removing the custom icons.]
>    Now, I don't know why the custom icons cause this problem (perhaps 
> some changes in the moml parsing?), but at least we know better where 
> to look!
> Dan

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