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extract the fields of a problem report to separate files


apport-unpack report target-directory

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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.


apport and the accompanying tools are developed by Martin Pitt <martin.pitt[:at:]ubuntu[:dot:]com>.

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