How to proceed with MiniDebugInfo

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Sat May 26 10:50:31 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 04:43:12PM +0200, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2012 16:35:57 +0200, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
> > jan.kratochvil wrote:
> > > If your feature does not solve any problem it is just a bloat.
> > 
> > This overstates the case.  Alex's proposal clearly solves some problems.
> This is just about wording.
> My reaction was to:
> 	I don't think there has to be a specific "problem".

... but then he goes on to list 4 or 5 different features,
which are all nice to haves at a very small cost.

I'll add one more case, which seems to happen to me all the time:

- You're in IRC or email, and all the bug reporter has given you is a
  random copy and paste from their terminal.  They don't care to open
  a bug; they don't much care about anything except getting a fix.

Minidebuginfo would help here.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
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