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Month: May 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Is DrKonqi working?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 20:40:11 -0500
> Using recent GIT sources, does DrKonqi work correctly to create
> backtraces?
> When I run crashtest in 3.5.10, DrKonqi creates a backtrace. In TDE all I
> get is the following message:
> "This backtrace appears to be of no use.
> This is probably because your packages are built in a way which prevents
> creation of proper backtraces, or the stack frame was seriously corrupted
> in the crash."
> This worked some time in the past (I am the one who patched tdebase so
> crashtest would build).
> My build scripts all use --enable-debug=full for automake and -ggdb for
> cmake. The build logs show that the packages are compiling with those
> flags and the increased package sizes are further evidence.
> Yet I can't create a backtrace through DrKonqi. The crashtest binary
> should be sufficient to test DrKonqi.
> Would somebody running a recent GIT please confirm whether they can create
> a backtrace with DrKonqi?
> Thanks.
> Darrell

No luck here, but then again gdb isn't working for me either.

I would verify that we aren't getting bit by the ptrace security patch
that was applied to Ubuntu some time ago, and may be filtering into other
distributions by now.  See if you can attach to a process with gdb as a
normal user--if you can, and DrKonqui still doesn't work, then we have a