bzr selftest should disable apport

Bug #417881 reported by Robert Collins on 2009-08-23
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Martin Pool

Bug Description

 affects bzr
 status triaged
 importance high

Adding this indirection is harmful to productivity as a developer. We
should show the output directly.

:!./bzr selftest --no-plugins selftest -v
bzr: ERROR: exceptions.SyntaxError: invalid syntax (,
line 1810)

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Martin Pool (mbp) wrote :

I agree, it probably should.

There are some cases where users run selftest and report the results, but even there most of the time they're going to send us selftest output not a crash report.

summary: - bzr selftest should disable exception masking
+ bzr selftest should disable apport
Changed in bzr:
status: Triaged → Confirmed
Martin Pool (mbp) on 2010-02-02
Changed in bzr:
assignee: nobody → Martin Pool (mbp)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Martin Pool (mbp) on 2010-02-02
tags: added: apport selftest
Martin Pool (mbp) wrote :

discussion in seems to indicate we should actually not fix this; developers should just set no_apport.

Martin Pool (mbp) wrote :

Fixed in documentation.

Changed in bzr:
milestone: none → 2.2.0b1
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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