DrKonqui appearance (was: Re: New KMessageBox Style )

John Tapsell johnflux at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 17:54:01 GMT 2008

On 05/02/2008, Chani <chanika at gmail.com> wrote:
> On February 5, 2008 21:09:41 Robert Knight wrote:
> > On a broader note, requiring the user to actually go to bugs.kde.org
> > to file a report and copy in the backtrace probably means that the
> > majority of crashes are never reported at all.  Windows has been
> > sending automated crash reports for years now and I believe Gnome does
> > as well.
> how much use is a backtrace, really, without a user to discuss it with (and
> probably without debug packages, too)?

Pretty useful actually :-)  Just knowing what line it crashed on is
often good enough.

I would like to see more integration with distros though, so that it
downloaded the debug symbols as needed.

> amarok has a neat idea, though, with their 'crash handler' being a new email
> containing most of the useful info.

How well would this work if the users uses webmail though?


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