[QGIS-Developer] Backporting crash handler into 2.18
larrys at dakotacarto.com
Mon Dec 4 08:06:54 PST 2017
On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 2:00 AM, Richard Duivenvoorde <rdmailings at duif.net>
> On 04-12-17 01:01, Nathan Woodrow wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > Just wanted to see how everyone would feel if I was thinking about
> > backporting the crash handler we have in QGIS 3 back into 2.18.
+ 1 from me.
> I think it is a good idea...
> As you say, 2.18 will be here for some time (especially for educational
> and governmental institutions probably, all running windows).
This is certainly true and a clear justification for the backport. Those
enterprises may keep using QGIS 2.18, possibly up to a year from now (with
respect to next LTR release and adoption), or longer. Horrifying to
consider, but at least this crash handler will help.
> Indeed then people can at least report back something (as I think our
> normal stacktrace-sources: Linux devs, will probably move on to 3.x).
> While it looks like if we want to say that QGIS ever crashes on Windows,
> maybe name it Windows or Data Crash Handler ;-) ....
> Needs to be tested thoroughly though, as it is a new 'feature' in LTR...
> Is it testable?
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On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 4:21 AM, Tom Chadwin <tom.chadwin at nnpa.org.uk> wrote:
> A huge +1 from me - as a Windows user, it's frustrating not to be able to
> investigate the occasional times PyQGIS causes a Windows minidump.
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