Patchwork [RC3,FIXES,4/4] sanity.bbclass: add a sanity check for KDE 4.x konsole in TERMCMD

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Submitter Saul Wold
Date Sept. 18, 2011, 11:03 p.m.
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Saul Wold - Sept. 18, 2011, 11:03 p.m.
From: Paul Eggleton <>

If the user has specified konsole in TERMCMD and it is version 2.x from
KDE 4.x, raise an error as this version will not work for patch
resolution purposes (it forks into the background and returns

Addresses [YOCTO #1294]

Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <>
 meta/classes/sanity.bbclass |    6 ++++++
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)


diff --git a/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass b/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass
index 6ed43b2..4067408 100644
--- a/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass
@@ -337,6 +337,12 @@  def check_sanity(e):
         term = termcmd.split()[0]
         if not check_app_exists(term,
             messages = messages + "The console for use in patch error resolution is not available, please install %s or set TERMCMD and TERMCMDRUN (as documented in local.conf).\n" % term
+        elif "konsole" in term:
+            import oe.terminal
+            vernum = oe.terminal.check_konsole_version(term)
+            if vernum:
+                if vernum.split('.')[0] == '2':
+                    messages = messages +  'Konsole from KDE 4.x will not work as TERMCMD/TERMCMDRUN, please specify a different terminal or set PATCHRESOLVE = "noop" to disable interactive patch resolution.\n'
     if os.path.basename(os.readlink('/bin/sh')) == 'dash':
         messages = messages + "Using dash as /bin/sh causes various subtle build problems, please use bash instead (e.g. 'dpkg-reconfigure dash' on an Ubuntu system.\n"