[Phpmyadmin-devel] simplified error report

Dieter Adriaenssens dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com
Sun Jul 21 13:24:46 CEST 2013

On 2013-07-19 16:38, Mohamed Ashraf wrote:
> I am collecting a lot of info about the configuration when an
> exception occurs to store in the report. it however is mostly useless
> except to help when trying to reproduce the problem. so I am thinking
> of offering 2 views for the report.
> one shows the most important info which is simplified such as browser
> name and major version only rather than the entire browser version. it
> allows me to show a lot of info about the various configurations of
> the reports of the same bug.
> The other view will be a pure json one. it will be pretty printed to
> be easier to read but mostly I will depend on the beautifier plugins
> in the browser to help navigate the complex json object such as [0]
> and [1]
> The main info I will show in the html view would be the pma versions
> affected, browser, error name and message as well as a stack trace. I
> will also show links to the json view as well as all the reports that
> have been marked as related
> [0]https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chklaanhfefbnpoihckbnefhakgolnmc
> [1]https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/jsonview/

Splitting the error report info into an overview and details page is a
good idea.

I would not say that the info about configuration is mostly useless,
otherwise it wouldn't make sense to add it to the report. This info can
be useful when trying to reproduce a reported problem.

Kind regards,


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