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Feature #12856

top level error handling should show traces

Added by Patrick Carlisle about 3 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

Status:AcceptedStart date:02/27/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
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Keywords:traceback

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Description

Right now we only print backtraces if the trace option is turned on. For many cases this makes sense, but if an exception actually reaches the top level of execution and we don’t know what to do with it, it is a bug and we should print a backtrace so that it can be reported more usefully.


Related issues

Related to Puppet - Feature #22872: Enable --trace by default Accepted
Duplicated by Puppet - Feature #14443: Always produce a backtrace on unhandled errors Duplicate 05/11/2012

History

#1 Updated by Patrick Carlisle about 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs Decision
  • Keywords set to traceback

#2 Updated by Patrick Carlisle almost 3 years ago

  • Assignee set to Anonymous

#3 Updated by Anonymous almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Needs Decision to Accepted
  • Assignee changed from Anonymous to Anonymous

I agree.

#4 Updated by Chris Price almost 3 years ago

If we have UX buy in for this, then I am strongly in favor of this happening ASAP.

#5 Updated by Chris Price almost 3 years ago

Clarification of my previous comment:

Since we have UX buy in for this, I am strongly in favor of this happening ASAP.

:)

#6 Updated by Patrick Carlisle almost 3 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Anonymous to Anonymous

#7 Updated by Anonymous about 2 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature

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