Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 827028
RFE: Report a bug that not generate a crash
Last modified: 2013-07-31 13:33:28 EDT
Description of problem:
It will very good to have the possibility to report a bug that not generate a crash automatically with abrt tool.
This is already implemented in apport-gtk of ubuntu.
Add a "pick" mode in abrt to get the wm_class of a window.
If the bug is not in a window (like gnome-shell bugs), have a web page in fedora (linked in abrt tool) helping the user to guess the package affected.
The tool add some files needed by devs. We have to write a xml file where each application (wm_class) has a group of files to attach.
If wm_class doesn't exist in that xml file, attach "all" common files needed by developers (harware information, xsession-errors, drivers, packages installed, dependencies etc.)
Why is necessary?
I got a lot of "need info" in repports, because I didn't know which files the devs need to debug. Also it can help to common users to report bugs...so more users can report bugs.
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