ABRT frustrating for users and developers

Camilo Mesias camilo at mesias.co.uk
Sun Jan 17 17:49:08 UTC 2010

>  Someone else asked this earlier - but why do users need the debug-info
> packages - only the debugger looking at the tracebacks needs this. So
> seems installing the debug files on every desktop/server that has a
> problem is much less efficient than just on the dev computer who needs
> the info - no?

This is a good point, the users shouldn't really have to install
debuginfo for a one-off use. It would be better for a central server
or service to have access to all the debuginfo files at all versions.
The back end processing of symbol-less backtraces + version info to
fully annotated ones could be automated.

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