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apport-unpack(1)

Martin Pitt
September 09, 2006

apport

automatically generate crash reports for debugging

NAME

apport-unpack - extract the fields of a problem report to separate files

SYNOPSIS

apport-unpack report target-directory

DESCRIPTION

A problem report, as produced by apport is a single file with a set of key/value pairs in the RFC822 syntax. This tool disassembles a report such that the value of each entry is written into a separate file, with the key as file name. This is particularly useful for large binary data like the core dump.
report is either a path to an existing apport crash report, or ’-’ to read from stdin.
The target-directory must either be nonexisting or empty.

AUTHOR

apport and the accompanying tools are developed by Martin Pitt <>.

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