Improving Dr Konqi for developers

Aurélien Gâteau agateau at
Tue Aug 10 11:41:43 BST 2010

On 10/08/2010 11:02, David Jarvie wrote:
> On Mon, August 9, 2010 1:50 pm, George Kiagiadakis wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 2:17 PM, Milian Wolff <mail at> wrote:
>>> 1) "jump to crash" button or similar. Dr Konqi is nice enough to insert
>>> [KCrash handler] in the BT, but so far I have to navigate there
>>> manually. Why
>>> not make that faster?
>> That would be useful, I have thought about that as well.
> Why not apply an initial scroll to the backtrace so that the crash is
> shown at the top when first displayed? That would avoid the need for a new
> button. My guess is that most developers will initially want to see the
> crash first anyway, so it would also save one button click/scroll action
> when it first displays. If somebody wants to see the backtrace from the
> top (as it is shown currently), it's easy to manually scroll to the top.

That would be great, indeed!

>>> 3) open file, when hovering a URL I'd sometimes like to open that one
>>> quickly,
>>> just like e.g. Konsole offers me to.
>> Are there URLs in the backtrace?
> I also am puzzled by the mention of URLs in the backtrace.

I guess he refers to the source files from the backtrace.


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