abrt issue

Jiri Moskovcak jmoskovc at redhat.com
Wed Dec 9 13:27:26 UTC 2009

On 12/09/2009 02:23 PM, Neal Becker wrote:
> Jiri Moskovcak wrote:
>> On 12/09/2009 02:05 PM, Neal Becker wrote:
>>> Jiri Moskovcak wrote:
>>>> On 12/09/2009 01:47 PM, Neal Becker wrote:
>>>>> I just got a crash in kde plasma.  Traceback is not useful, because of
>>>>> missing debug pacakges.
>>>>> I'm told I can reload after 'installing the needed packages', but
>>>>> there is no clue what packages are needed.
>>>>> A bit of a mystery.  It seems sometimes abrt will go ahead and download
>>>>> needed debuginfo packages, but other times (like today), it doesn't,
>>>>> and doesn't offer any clue what packages are missing.
>>>> Weird, ABRT should tell you the exact package you should install
>>>> debuginfo for. I just tried that and abrt says this:
>>>> Reporting disabled because the backtrace is unusable.
>>>> Please try to install debuginfo manually by using command:
>>>> *debuginfo-install python*
>>>> the use the Refresh button to regenerate the backtrace.
>>>> Jirka
>>> Yes, I've gotten messages like this sometimes, and that's what I was
>>> looking
>>> for.  But not today.
>>> Maybe related?
>>> Dec  9 07:50:11 localhost abrtd: New crash, saving
>>> Dec  9 07:50:11 localhost abrtd: Activation of plugin 'RunApp' was not
>>> successful: Plugin 'RunApp' is not registered
>> This shouldn't be related, but I'm wondering where did you get the line
>> "reload after 'installing the needed packages'" it doesn't come from
>> ABRT.
> This is not an exact quote, but it's what I got from abrt when I clicked on
> 'next'.
> I don't know what debuginfo package is needed.  rpm -qa '*plasma*' doesn't
> give a good answer.  Why isn't abrt telling me?

It definitely is telling you. You can see it either in main window in 
column "Package" or in the report window if you scrolldown the backtrace 
you'll see row "package"

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