Bug 869 - Crash reporter should detect and backtrace hung MD processed
Summary: Crash reporter should detect and backtrace hung MD processed
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Usage Metrics ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC All
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Greg Munn
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Reported: 2011-09-16 18:21 UTC by Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-12-14 18:20 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2011-09-16 18:21:30 UTC
The crash reporter should detect hung MD processes and collect backtraces, and offer to kill and restart MD.

Hung MD processes could be implemented by checking for periodic pings over the instrumentation reporting channel, and then the reporter could use a kill -QUIT or gdb to collect a trace.
Comment 1 Jeffrey Stedfast 2011-11-15 14:19:42 UTC
should this really be marked "Windows"?
Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2011-11-16 15:56:00 UTC
Doesn't really matter, ideally we'd have it for all platforms.