[messages] [Developers] frequently reported bugs which aren't ours

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Sun Nov 28 14:12:44 MST 2010

Thus spake Wojciech Meyer:
> > I think this will help reduce the number of bug reports we get, as well as 
> improve the user experience.
> > Thoughts?
> That sounds like a good idea, but how would you handle changes in the
> back-traces?. The structure of the code might change, then the bugs
> would remain not revealed (which is not a problem in the essence, but
> just an add additional cost of maintaining those back-traces across
> releases).

There are a few JVM bugs which have had identical stack traces to a certain
depth every time I've seen reports of them. That's what we'd be matching
against. If they change, they'd take the normal bug-reporting path and we'd
find out pretty quickly.


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