How to proceed with MiniDebugInfo

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Thu May 31 02:22:46 UTC 2012

On Sat, 2012-05-26 at 16:12 +0200, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> On Sat, 26 May 2012 12:50:31 +0200, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > - 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.
> This is a bug of ABRT again.  The crash should have been already reported
> without asking anything.  (Not going to discuss some security claims.)
> You could just look up BZ(*) with the person's bugreport at that moment.
> (*) Maybe such mass bugreports should not end up in BZ as the first place.

And how are you going to stop the user _then_ creating a manual report
with the random copy/pasted message _after_ the automatic report has
reported it without them noticing? How is the maintainer to know it's a
dupe without minidebuginfo? Your answer appears to be insufficient. :)
Adam Williamson
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