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Re: [PATCH] Crash Reporter


On 16/04/2019 22:52, Seth Hillbrand wrote:
> Am 2019-04-14 18:50, schrieb Tomasz Wlostowski:
>> 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
> Hi Tom-
> I'm very happy to see these patches and am excited to try them out! 
> Unfortunately, like others, I won't have time to really poke at this
> until after KiCon.  But if others are comfortable with it, please don't
> wait for me.

Thanks Seth, no rush. See you in Chicago :)

> One addition that would be nice is making the destination URL and
> enabling/disabling of the reporter advanced config settings instead of
> defines.

Good idea. I can add this.