faultrep:display useful information in ReportFault

Erich Hoover ehoover at mines.edu
Sun Feb 22 15:51:22 CST 2009

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 2:34 PM, Jérôme Gardou <jerome.gardou at gmail.com>wrote:

> Chris Robinson a écrit :
>> Having the information there of why it crashed would be nice too,
>> especially if it's hard to reproduce. Knowing what the fault was, and where
>> (with a backtrace if possible) can give the more development-inclined people
>> information of where to look for the issue, instead of needlessly trying to
>> make it crash again or go digging around in log files.
> Well, that was the intent of my patch : ReportFault is made to give windows
> developers information about why the application catched an exception. There
> is no reason why wine people could not use it. By the way, is there an easy
> way to know if wine was launched from console or not?

Wine may have a macro or function to check for you, but I am not aware of
it.  In any application you can check to see if getenv("TERM") is empty, if
it has a value then the application was launched from a console.

Erich Hoover
ehoover at mines.edu
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