[Kolab-devel] What to do with non-reproducible crashes?

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Tue Mar 4 15:03:07 CET 2008

On Thursday 14 February 2008 10:38, Thomas Ribbrock wrote:
> I have a quick question about the Kontact enterprise client: We're
> currently running a pilot on Kubuntu 7.10, basically following
> the 'unstable' "releases" (so, currently 769476). Every now and then we see
> Kontact crash, but not in a reproducible way. We usually save the
> backtrace, together with a short comment what was done right before the
> crash (if it is possible to determine that...). Is it worthwhile for the
> developers to make bug reports out of these, even though we cannot
> reproduce them? 

Make sure you mention significant funcation names in the title of the issue.
We sometimes need to collect more information until we frame an issue.

* Build at least with --enable-debug=yes
* also record the last console output


Managing Director - Owner: www.intevation.net       (Free Software Company)
Germany Coordinator: fsfeurope.org. Coordinator: www.Kolab-Konsortium.com.
Intevation GmbH, Osnabrück, DE; Amtsgericht Osnabrück, HRB 18998
Geschäftsführer Frank Koormann, Bernhard Reiter, Dr. Jan-Oliver Wagner
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.kolab.org/pipermail/devel/attachments/20080304/ccbdd5b3/attachment.sig>

More information about the devel mailing list