Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592013
abrt should also store the original backtrace
Last modified: 2011-06-27 12:20:31 EDT
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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