Apport bug of feature?

Lars Wirzenius lars at
Thu Sep 11 18:09:18 UTC 2008

ke, 2008-09-10 kello 14:13 +0100, (``-_-ยดยด) -- Fernando kirjoitti:
> During development, we turn apport back on, and it starts to catch ALL bugs.
> But there are software that aint on Ubuntu reps (most on PPAs) and apport tries to report the bug/crash and fails.
> It is happening to me, several times with gwibber.
> Should this be considered a bug (either by not reporting at all, by reporting to the proper LP project) or is this a feature, and apport will not submit bugs for non-existing apps on Ubuntu reps?

For what it's worth, apport's behavior is annoying enough that I turn it
off on boxes on which I do any significant amount of development.

It would be nice if apport only acted on crashes from programs installed
via .debs from Ubuntu repositories.

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