Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 866262
Crash reporting assistant cannot install debug symbols
Last modified: 2013-08-01 08:06:56 EDT
Description of problem:
Something crashes. Crash assistant appears. Pressing 'install debug symbols' button pops up a terminal window, it doesn't install anything. Unable to report a crash because debug symbols cannot be installed.
The problem appears to be that in the terminal window, it is calling the command
'pkexec debuginfo-install ktorrent'
Because drkonqi doesn't specify the package to install debug symbols for, the command fails and symbols can never be installed by the assistant. The only workaround is to go to a terminal and manually enter 'debuginfo-install ktorrent'
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -q --whatprovides /usr/libexec/kde4/drkonqi
Steps to Reproduce:
Previously reported at https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=308411
Uhm, if DrKonqi is passing an empty list to the debuginfo installation script, how is it supposed to know what it should install?
Maybe the real problem is that nothing useful is showing up in the backtrace, so DrKonqi doesn't know what to request symbols for?
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