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Re: [PATCH] Crash Reporter


Just to throw it out there

Did you consider at all at using something off the shelf such as Breakpad
which both Mozilla and Chrome use?

There's then some off the shelf software potentially for processing
Breakpad reports such as this service:

Also do the data reports avoid identifying info such as usernames which
might fall under GDPR? Not to mention we'll need a privacy notice added in
somewhere anyway for collecting data.

On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 6:50 PM Tomasz Wlostowski <tomasz.wlostowski@xxxxxxx>

> Dear all,
> The attached patchset introduces a builtin crash reporter for Kicad -
> that is a window that pops up in case of a segmentation fault/other
> serious error, kindly apologizes to the user and lets him/her submit
> (anonymously) a bug report to us. It's loosely based on wxDebugReport,
> with a lot of new code (i.e. stack walker for windows or more meaningful
> report format...).
> This is particularly targeted at Windows/OSX users, since getting a
> useful stack trace on these systems is considerably more difficult (at
> least for non-programmers) than on (L)Unixes.
> I invite you to test it, in case recent KiCad nightlies have become too
> stable, you can always simulate a crash through 'Help->Simulate Kicad
> Crash'.
> Cheers,
> Tom
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