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: make Test: make check Install: make install

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

To request change review: 0. Get access to a read-write copy of source. Owners at are able to grant this access.

  1. Check out a read-write copy of source using instructions at

  2. 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.

  3. Download

  4. Run from the ‘src’ directory: –

You will be prompted for credential and a description.

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

  2. When applying code review feedback, specify the ‘-i’ option when running again and pass the issue number so it updates the existing issue, rather than creating a new one. Be sure to rerun from the same directory as you did for previous uploads to allow for proper diff calculations.