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Ignoring common functions on the stack

To improve clustering of similar crashes done by ABRT Analytics, backtraces are first normalized to skip common functions like _start from glibc or __kernel_vsyscall from Linux kernel.

Such functions are listed in satyr/lib/normalize.c file.

Writing man pages

Man pages file can be written in AsciiDoc and then translated into the classic man page format. Man pages in AsciiDoc format are stored in doc/ directory. For example for libreport are placed in libreport/doc/.

To beter understand the issue, the following links shows man page written in Ascii:

The translated pages look as follows:


man asciidoc