Bug 508591 - Traceback overwrites earlier tracebacks
Traceback overwrites earlier tracebacks
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-meh (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-06-28 18:21 EDT by Tethys
Modified: 2010-06-28 09:28 EDT (History)
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Description Tethys 2009-06-28 18:21:08 EDT
Description of problem:
Traceback filename is always "anacdump.txt"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Whatever's in F11 -- I haven't managed to install it yet, so
I can't easily check!

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Bork the installer. Get it to write the traceback to a file.
2. Retry the install.
3. Another failure, write the traceback to the same storage device.
Actual results:
Traceback overwrites previous dump files.

Expected results:
Numbered dump files (anadump2.txt, for example)

Additional info:
The first traceback was worthwhile, and would have made it into
a bug report, probably giving useful info. The second one was
triggered by bad hardware, and so doesn't need reporting. But
it had overwritten the one I was actually interested in :-(
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2009-07-17 16:27:30 EDT
I'm addressing this as part of breaking the exception handling out of anaconda into a standalone project called python-meh.
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2009-07-28 22:47:54 EDT
This should be fixed in the initial build of python-meh.  Thanks for the bug report.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-04-27 11:19:41 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 09:21:35 EDT
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
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Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.
Comment 5 Chris Lumens 2010-06-28 09:28:10 EDT
That was dumb, bugzapper.

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