Breakpad is a set of client and server components which implement a crash-reporting system.
- Discussion/Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Developer/Reviews: email@example.com
Getting started (from master)
First, download depot_tools and ensure that they’re in your
Create a new directory for checking out the source code (it must be named breakpad).
mkdir breakpad && cd breakpad
fetchtool from depot_tools to download all the source repos.
fetch breakpad cd src
Build the source.
./configure && make
You can also cd to another directory and run configure from there to build outside the source tree.
This will build the processor tools (
src/processor/minidump_dump, etc), and when building on Linux it will also build the client libraries and some tools (
Optionally, run tests.
Optionally, install the built libraries
If you need to reconfigure your build be sure to run
make distclean first.
To update an existing checkout to a newer revision, you can
git pull as usual, but then you should run
gclient sync to ensure that the
dependent repos are up-to-date.
To request change review
Follow the steps above to get the source and build it.
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.
Commit your changes to your local repo and upload them to the server. http://dev.chromium.org/developers/contributing-code e.g.
git commit ... && git cl upload ...You will be prompted for credential and a description.
At https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/ you'll find your issue listed; click on it, then “Add reviewer”, and enter in the code reviewer. Depending on your settings, you may not see an email, but the reviewer has been notified with firstname.lastname@example.org always CC’d.