Apport bug of feature?

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Thu Oct 16 14:10:50 UTC 2008

Lars Wirzenius [2008-09-11 21:09 +0300]:
> It would be nice if apport only acted on crashes from programs installed
> via .debs from Ubuntu repositories.

That's actually what it's doing. However, it needs to do things like
dpkg -S (not precisely, but similar) to find out that the crashed app
isn't a pacakged app.

However, it shouldn't get in the way at all for binaries in e. g.
/home or /tmp. If it does, that's a bug and should be reported.



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