DrKonqi improvement idea

Martin Gräßlin mgraesslin at kde.org
Mon Mar 12 18:34:56 GMT 2012

On Monday 12 March 2012 19:26:27 Niko Sams wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 13:57, henry miller <hank at millerfarm.com> wrote:
> > Good ideas, if anyone actually implements it. A couple of comments.
> > 
> > Most users are not programmers - they will not know how to recogize
> > similear backtraces are the same root cause. Worse I know of many cases
> > where I - a programmer - was wrong.
> > 
> > The more automated detection we can do the better. In fact many random
> > crashes have been traced down to the same root cause, so we really need
> > the
> > ability to check the user's config in a distribution specific way. If some
> > misconfiguration is found we can ignore the backtrace.
> DrKonqi already detects duplicates, which works pretty good usually.
> But there is still room for improvement...

That's the stats for all crash reports reported against kwin since 01/01/2011 
and now. It illustrates nicely one of the major problems of DrKonqui: you can 
report the duplicates.

Of course KWin is the worst case scenario for measuring DrKonqui as we have 
all those nice driver bugs ;-)

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