Proposed F18 feature: MiniDebugInfo

Jan Kratochvil jan.kratochvil at redhat.com
Mon May 7 15:36:41 UTC 2012


On Mon, 07 May 2012 17:29:12 +0200, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 05:25:29PM +0200, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> > On Mon, 07 May 2012 16:34:27 +0200, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> > > For bug reporting, you don't need to upload core files, if all you want
> > > is to augment backtraces with symbol info and perhaps line info, then
> > > all you can do is just upload backtraces without symbol info/line info,
> > > supply the relevant build-ids for addresses seen in the backtrace and
> > > let some server with access to debuginfo packages finish that up.
> > 
> > This will lose a lot of info, any local variables, function parameters, even
> > inlined functions etc.
> 
> Lose info compared to what?

To ABRT Retrace Server.


Thanks,
Jan


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