bug reporting and file descriptors...
siretart at ubuntu.com
Thu Jul 22 11:00:46 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 23:27:38 (CEST), Daniel J Blueman wrote:
> With certain types of bug, it really helps to know what file
> descriptors were open at the time of crashing.
> For example, gstreamer is crashing in libavformat, however no
> information was gathered to show the path of inodes attached to the
> file descriptors , where it would be immediately clear what file to
> try and reproduce with:
> $ ls -l /proc/6117/fd
> 0 -> /dev/null
> 1 -> pipe:
> 2 -> /dev/pts/6
> 3 -> socket:
> 4 -> pipe:
> 5 -> pipe:
> 6 -> socket:
> 7 -> /home/daniel/test.mp3
> Would it make sense to have this information, or have I overlooked something?
I think it would be incredibly helpful.
extra points for an interactive apport hook that asks the users if the
detected files may be automatically attached with the bug.
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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