[RFC] Enabling kerneloops in default install

Amit Kucheria amit at canonical.com
Sat Sep 6 09:52:26 BST 2008

On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 1:04 AM, TJ <ubuntu at tjworld.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-09-05 at 11:29 +0300, Amit Kucheria wrote:
>> Minus
>> -------
>> 1. Kerneloops does something that apport is already doing
>>     - apport sends it to LP, though. And the bug waits there until
>> someone decides to send it upstream.
> What about allowing apport to continue doing it alone on the user PC,
> and simply add a a module to Launchpad that forwards Kernel Oops using
> the same mechanism as Kerneloops?
> This would have the benefit of automatically linking an LP bug report
> with the upstream report and prevent any disjoint that could occur if LP
> bugs for Oops are entered manually.

That would be a good feature for LP in the future considering the
sheer number of bugs that are filed against the kernel. However, in
all probability, this feature won't make it to Intrepid.


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