[Qgis-developer] Possible bug when turning edit mode off and on "too often"

Zoltan Szecsei zoltans at geograph.co.za
Sat Mar 22 03:43:04 PDT 2014

Hi Matthias,
Thanks for the pointer - spot on - I am using many of the plugins 

I did look through the buglist before posting, but didn't notice that one.

Thanks again, and keep well,

On 2014/03/21 18:51, Matthias Kuhn wrote:
> Hi Zoltan,
> Please have a look at the following likely related issue:
> http://hub.qgis.org/issues/9229
> Try to start QGIS with --noplugins and see if that helps. If yes,
> upgrade your plugins and if this doesn't help you can use the issue
> linked above to find the affected plugin and file a bug for it.
> Regards,
> Matthias
> On Fre 21 Mär 2014 16:27:55 CET, Zoltan Szecsei wrote:
>> Hi Devers,
>> Using 2.2 on Win 7 64 - but this was also evident in 2.01 on the same
>> platform.
>> I'm dealing with a number of shapefiles (2 point layers, 9 line layers
>> and 18 area shape file layers) - the total number of geometry elements
>> is not high (probably less <1000),  but there are still a reasonable
>> number of vertices in the mapset.
>> I find that after toggling edit mode a few times (may even less than
>> 10), the time to save the layer edits increases to "minutes", and so
>> does the time taken to toggle edit mode.
>> Last year November I was running around on a field trip with a laptop
>> running QGIS 2.0.1 in the car all day, and occasionally it hung, so we
>> rebooted and redid our most recent edits. I'll bet that that was the
>> same issue as below.
>> Last week, now using v2.2 on my desktop I found that the above slowing
>> down scenario started, and I just left the PC supposedly with a
>> "hanging " QGIS. I came back much later and QGIS was responsive again
>> until I touched the toggle edit button, or saved my edits.
>> I timed it and it took an hour and 5 minutes to be responsive again.
>> The same thing is happening right now, but it is currently only going
>> dizzy for about 3-4 minutes.
>> I'm going to try restarting QGIS to see if that helps, if not then
>> I'll re-boot and if it still does not help then that would suggest
>> that the issue is with the data structure and not necessarily
>> somewhere else.
>> But for now, has anyone else had these "slowing down" issues?
>> Regards & chat soon,
>> Zoltan


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