Proposed F18 feature: MiniDebugInfo
jan.kratochvil at redhat.com
Wed May 9 08:45:24 UTC 2012
On Wed, 09 May 2012 10:35:16 +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> Server-based trace generation requires uploading a potentially large
> core file (which probably can be reduced using mozilla-like minidumps).
"mozilla-like minidumps" would bring us unusable backtraces due to other
reasons such as GDB Pretty Printers support for C++ classes.
For better speed of ABRT Retrace Server core files upload we should
gdbserver for core files
But so far I have no idea how / if / why not ABRT Retrace Server is being
used, if the core files upload speed is a real concern etc. so I did not work
more on thue gdbserver core files access feature for ABRT Retrace Server.
> Bandwidth requirements aside there are still issues with that:
> (1) works only when online.
> (2) you might not want upload to the fedora server for privacy
> or company policy reasons.
> (3) private / company-wide retrace server needs extra effort (both
> hardware and work time), you can't count on it being available.
These are all valid concerns but the question is if they are relevant to 99%
of users who install Mozilla binary plugins and even Adobe Flash already
losing any security anyway.
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