Getting good debugging stack traces from wine apport crash reports

Scott Ritchie scott at
Wed Jul 25 19:59:05 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 17:46 +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hello fans of wine,
> I already sent this to Scott Ritchie a while ago, but didn't get a
> reply, so let's try here.
> When we talked about improving apport to deliver better stack traces
> to us in Sevilla [1], someone also mentioned that wine upstream currently
> refuses our gdb stack traces for wine crashes. They want to have some
> special magic applied to it instead.
> Who would be an appropriate person and/or ML to discuss this with? I
> am happy to work with someone to get a good solution for this, but
> since I have zero knowledge about wine I cannot do this alone.
> As the spec [1] says in point 6, we can either silence apport for wine
> completely (easy solution, I can do it myself), or find someone who
> has a clue about debugging wine and winedb who wants to write a proper
> apport hook for wine crashes.
> Did someone get curious now? :-)
> Thank you!
> Martin
> [1]
> -- 
> Martin Pitt
> Ubuntu Developer
> Debian Developer

Sorry about not replying, I was gone for a couple weeks.

Anyway, the best place to ask is the Wine-devel mailing list.  I'll
forward your post there.

Scott Ritchie

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