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

Efrat Frank efrat at sdsc.edu
Thu Jul 21 14:52:23 PDT 2005

These actors were using jpegs as icons.

- Efrat

Ilkay Altintas wrote:

> Efrat,
> Were these icons different than the SVG ones that are generated at 
> the  constructors of the actors?
> -ilkay
> On Jul 21, 2005, at 2:47 PM, Efrat Frank wrote:
>> 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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