ABRT opt-out? (Re: bugzilla bugzappers?)

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Thu Nov 4 16:39:58 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-11-04 at 14:21 +0100, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 04.11.2010, 12:18 +0100 schrieb Sven Lankes:
> > On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 02:15:30AM -0400, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> > 
> > > The question is Am I using the time efficiently? OR Are the these
> > > tools actually preventing me to be efficient during my available time?
> > 
> > Wasn't there some way for a maintainer to opt out of abrt?
> > 
> > I remember seeing this being discussed but cannot find how to do it on
> > the abrt trac or in the man-pages.
> > 
> > Was it just a plan? Is it not wanted?
> How would you do that? A popup in ABRT that reads 
>               "Sorry, but the maintainer of this package 
>               has decided to not accept any bug reports."
> I think this would be a *really* bad user experience.

When abrt is configured not to report bugs for a given package it simply
doesn't track those crashes at all. If the app crashes, you don't get an
abrt pop up. (AIUI, anyway.)
Adam Williamson
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