Debug symbol server

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Tue Jun 12 14:20:50 UTC 2007


Jon Smirl [2007-06-12  9:56 -0400]:
> Firefox has a new symbol server that can automatically include
> symbol data on a crash even if the user doesn't have debug info
> installed. Of course it will only work if your net is connected.
> Could something like this be built for Ubuntu? I've been getting
> crashes in Gnome apps where it refuses to send in the crash reports
> because of lack of symbol information.

It already exists since Edgy:

We regularly use those to automatically produce symbolic stack traces
for crashes:

(Note that the manual tagging does not need to be done any more in


Martin Pitt
Ubuntu Developer
Debian Developer
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