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       dupdb-admin - Manage the duplicate database for apport-retrace.


       dupdb-admin -f dbpath status

       dupdb-admin -f dbpath dump

       dupdb-admin -f dbpath changeid oldid newid


       apport-retrace(1)  has  the  capability  of checking for duplicate bugs
       (amonst other things). It uses an SQLite database for keeping track  of
       master bugs.  dupdb-admin is a small tool to manage that database.

       The  central  concept in that database is a "crash signature", a string
       that uniquely identifies a particular  crash.  It  is  built  from  the
       executable  path  name,  the  signal  number or exception name, and the
       topmost functions of the stack trace.

       The database maps crash signatures to the 'master' crash  id  and  thus
       can  close  duplicate crash reports with a reference to that master ID.
       It also tracks the  status  of  crashes  (open/fixed  in  a  particular
       version) to be able to identify regressions.


       status Print general status of the duplicate db. For now, it only shows
              the time when the database was "consolidated" last, i.  e.  when
              the bug states (open/fixed) in the SQLite database where updated
              to the actual states in the bug tracking system.

       dump   Print a list of all database entries.

              Change the associated crash ID for a particular crash.


       -f path, --database-file=path
              Instead of processing the  new  crash  reports  in  /var/crash/,
              report  a particular report in an arbitrary file location.  This
              is useful for copying a crash report to a machine with  internet
              connection  and  reporting  it  from  there.  This  defaults  to


       apport  and  the  accompanying  tools  are  developed  by  Martin  Pitt