Enhancement for the apport retracer

Reinhard Tartler siretart at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 22 06:12:20 BST 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 15:59:27 (CEST), Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 10:07:52AM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> I'm currently attending the eurosys conference in paris, where I've just
>> seen the presentation for the ESD tool:
>> http://dslab.epfl.ch/pubs/esd
>> It is basically a tool for recreating the execution path that lead to a
>> given crash. we already collect the stack traces from coredumps via
>> apport-collect, and this tool could greatly improve the bug reports.
>> Perhaps worth investigating this further?
> Thanks for the link, sounds interesting.  I'll have a look at the paper.  Is
> there a free software implementation available?

I haven't seen one, so we'd need to ask the authors. I didn't do myself
because I won't have the ressources to integrate this into the retracer
myself anyways.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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