Dealing with crash reports
alex at weej.com
Tue Feb 13 03:10:42 UTC 2007
I brought this up on #gnome-hackers a while back. I absolutely agree
that crash data should be sent to a crash service instead, and bugs
should be created and linked to one or more crashes as a result, when
someone with technical knowledge can analyse what's going on.
On Tue, 2007-02-13 at 14:02 +1300, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
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> On Feb 13, 2007, at 1:07 PM, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 12:55:20PM +1300, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
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> >> Which is one of the reasons Ubuntu, like other software projects,
> >> should record crashes somewhere other than the bugtracker. (Sorry to
> >> bang that drum again.;-)
> > I'm not aware of anyone arguing against this idea; in fact, it has
> > received substantial public support from a number of people (myself
> > included), even before the client infrastructure existed, so there's
> > no need to defend it any further.
> > Instead, can you tell us about the progress of the server side
> > implementation in Launchpad?
> > ...
> I'll gladly be corrected, but as far as I know no-one is working on the
> server, and I doubt that Launchpad would be a good home for it anyway.
> It may be better as a standalone system (like Mozilla uses) that is
> designed to handle anonymous submissions, to allow deletions of old
> records, and to have greater uptime thanks to fewer and quicker server
> - --
> Matthew Paul Thomas
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