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Re: On cadence and collaboration

Philipp Kern <trash@philkern.de> writes:
> On 2009-08-06, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:

>> The apparently partly-automated bug reports from what appears to be
>> your live CD system are particularly bad.  Many of them are automated
>> dumps of translated install logs with translated error messages, which
>> drastically limits the number of people who can figure out what's going
>> on.

> While the upgrade errors are mildly annoying (somebody *did* expirience
> them, though), the automated coredump retracing is very, very useful.
> If anybody hits a segv in my C++ packages and go through the bug
> reporting process it's obvious what the problem is almost every time.
> But I guess we'll get there as soon as we have debug packages in place.

Yeah, the ones that I was thinking of were the dpkg traces.  Automated
coredump backtraces would be awesome.  The dpkg traces were much less

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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