Bug 1285850 - FAF: Please distinguish crashes by version and vendor
FAF: Please distinguish crashes by version and vendor
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: abrt (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2015-11-26 11:31 EST by Andy Lutomirski
Modified: 2017-08-08 08:28 EDT (History)
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Description Andy Lutomirski 2015-11-26 11:31:22 EST
Lately this report has been spamming me:


This has multiple problems:

1. I can't tell what version of fish is crashing.  I can tell what versions all the dependencies are (that's helpful), but the version of the crashing package itself appears to be completely missing.  So, if I fix it, how can I even tell?

2. Much worse: this is not a Fedora package at all.  There is no fish.el7 -- this is the OpenBuild package.  Please detect that, prominently display it, and stop spamming me.  I have nothing to do with the OpenBuild package.

(In this case, the corresponding old retrace report for the Fedora package was actually helpful (sort of -- retrace was very very buggy at the time), and I think I know what the bug was and I fixed it in the Fedora packages.  But I can't fix OpenBuild, and the retrace automatic emails are still coming...

See bug 911905.  It's not clear to me that *both* bugs need fixing, but certainly at least one of this bug and bug 911905 should be fixed.
Comment 1 Jakub Filak 2015-11-27 05:18:24 EST
Thank you for the report.

1. The version of package is "fish-0:2.0.0r2-1.el6.rf" as written in the third table when you click the "Show versions" button, isn't it?  Anyway, such build doesn't exist in koji.

2. We will bug #911905 as soon as possible.
Comment 2 Andy Lutomirski 2015-11-27 15:13:34 EST
Aha.  If I click "+3 more" and "Show versions", then I see it.

Should the actual crashing package's version be promoted to the top along with OS and architecture?
Comment 3 Jakub Filak 2015-11-30 04:08:03 EST
Definitely yes. I've opened this upstream issue : https://github.com/abrt/faf/issues/480

I am not closing this bug report because we should add Vendor to the information about packages.
Comment 4 Jan Kurik 2016-02-24 09:02:48 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.

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