How to get backtrace (on Linux)?
The backtrace is useful when the application crashes or freezes. You might use the following steps:
2. Start the debugger with the binary and log the output:
gdb --args ./bitlbee -v -n -D 2>&1 | tee /tmp/gdb.log
3. Inside the debugger, start the application:
4. Do the steps to reproduce the application crash or freeze. If the freeze is the case, you need to press CTRL-C in gdb to get the gdb commandline back.
5. Produce the backtrace:
6. Quit the debugger
7. Attach the whole gdb.log to the bug report. Remember to include the exact BitlBee version used to create your backtrace.