[Phpmyadmin-devel] GSoC 2014 Error reporting for php errors

Mohamed Ashraf mohamed.ashraf.213 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 20:33:42 CET 2014

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 2:33 PM, Michal Čihař <michal at cihar.com> wrote:

> Hi
> Dne Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:06:15 +0200
> Mohamed Ashraf <mohamed.ashraf.213 at gmail.com> napsal(a):
> > My name is Mohamed Ashraf. I was a GSoC student last year and I worked on
> > the original version of the error reporting server. I would like to apply
> > to be the student doing this idea. I just wanted to ask a few questions.
> Do
> > you want to submit only fatal errors or any kind of error or warning to
> be
> > submittable.
> phpMyAdmin does already collect PHP errors, so all which are being
> collected right now.
> Also can I see an example of a PHP error you expect might
> > occur that you want the user to be able to submit.
> For example undefined variable.
> > Finally how much
> > information do you want the user of phpMyAdmin who submits the PHP error
> to
> > know. PHP errors may be sensitive and may give extra information to
> > attackers so I do not think that it is wise to give them to the user but
> > that information may help the developers find the problem faster so I
> think
> > the developers should have access to some potentially sensitive
> information.
> I don't think we should include anything potentially sensitive in the
> error report, this would cause us only bad reputation.
> --
>         Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://blog.cihar.com
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ok another question, I saw in the ideas page "Better integration of error
reporting server with our issue tracking at sf.net" what do you mean by
that. what type of better integration

Mohamed Ashraf
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