Bug 592013 - abrt should also store the original backtrace
Summary: abrt should also store the original backtrace
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: abrt
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Denys Vlasenko
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-13 17:11 UTC by Peter Hjalmarsson
Modified: 2011-06-27 16:20 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 16:20:31 UTC
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Description Peter Hjalmarsson 2010-05-13 17:11:56 UTC
Description of problem:
Today I reported a bug in Empathy, but first after anonymizing the backtrace (removing all emails/account-information). Then ABRT found a already open bug for this crash, which I read. The original reporter had found a strange pattern in something wrt the addresses. But when I wanted to check if I had the same pattern I could not since my backtrace was apparently stored as the edited/anonymized version and making Empathy crash again did not bring up the un-edited version. Only way to bring it back was to remove the crash from abrt (and lose the information about how many times it has happend, that it had been reported and the link to the bugreport, mostly interesting information to keep around until the crash is fixed).

So in short, I think ABRT should have a "Show original backtrace" button which maybe only works/shows up if you have edited/anonymized your backtrace since the removed information could still be of interest.

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