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Thu Feb 7 10:21:47 GMT 2013
I believe a similar statistical analysis is also being done by Ubuntu
in the last
couple of releases. Whoopsie ( the ubuntu crash reporting tool ) sends
a bug report to a server called daisy and when daisy detects a large
number of bug reports with the same backtrace, it automatically files
a bug on Launchpad. No login required, and very simple and
straightforward. They have a website dedicated to tracking these bug
reports here 
Maybe such a mechanism could also implemented for KDE?
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 3:45 PM, Kevin Krammer <krammer at kde.org> wrote:
> On Thursday, 2013-02-07, Martin Sandsmark wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 11:10:35AM +0100, Kevin Krammer wrote:
>> > I met a guy from Mozilla on my flight back home from FOSDEM and his job
>> > is doing statistic analysis on their crash reports to find those that
>> > happen most often and then enter those as issues for the developers to
>> > look at. So they definitely don't add all crash reports to their bug
>> > tracker.
>> But do they accept crashes which are not from their own builds?
> No idea, I was more interested in having him talk about FirefoxOS :)
> The only thing I remember from the initial introduction was that they get so
> many crash reports that they can't look at them individually but need to
> perform statistical analysis first.
> Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
> KDE user support, developer mentoring
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