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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.CrashReport?
From: Boris Schaeling (boris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-09 05:15:47

On Wed, 09 Sep 2009 11:04:44 +0200, Edouard A. <edouard_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Wed, 09 Sep 2009 10:57:52 +0200, "Boris Schaeling"
> <boris_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> automatically a crash report to a website. But if an application crashs
>> I
>> want to tell a user to send me file X in directory Y to avoid explaining
>> who Dr. Watson is or what 'ulimit -c' does.
> If you are working on a Windows application, all you have to do is create
> an account at the Microsoft error reporting service, and you'll get all
> the
> error reports for your applications through the Windows Error Reporting
> Service.
> It only requires to sign your releases with a certificate. You don't need
> to develop anything special within your application.

I would prefer something platform-independent and something I've more
control over (eg. not every user wants crash reports to be transmitted
automatically to a website). In the moment I would give google-breakpad a
try although it doesn't come with any documentation.


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