Breakpad is a set of client and server components which implement a crash-reporting system.

Getting started in 32-bit mode (from trunk)

# Configure
CXXFLAGS=-m32 CFLAGS=-m32 CPPFLAGS=-m32 ./configure
# Build
# Test
make check
# Install
make install

If you need to reconfigure your build be sure to run make distclean first.

To request change review:

  1. Get a copy of depot_tools repo.

  2. Create a new directory for checking out the source code. mkdir breakpad && cd breakpad

  3. Run the fetch tool from depot_tools to download all the source repos. fetch breakpad

  4. Make changes. Build and test your changes. For core code like processor use methods above. For linux/mac/windows, there are test targets in each project file.

  5. Commit your changes to your local repo and upload them to the server. e.g. git commit ... && git cl upload ... You will be prompted for credential and a description.

  6. At you'll find your issue listed; click on it, and select Publish+Mail, and enter in the code reviewer and CC