[ITP] google-breakpad

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Feb 20 19:55:00 GMT 2014


Hi Jon,

On Feb 18 13:28, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> 
> These packages contain the minidump analysis part of breakpad, a
> multi-platform crash reporting and analysis system using minidumps.
> 
> It doesn't make much sense to package the libbreakpad_client crash handling
> library, as this conflicts with cygwin's error_start facility.  It might make
> some sense to make MinGW cross-compiled packages of libbreakpad_client in the
> future.
> 
> I can't find this in any major linux distribution, so votes are required.
> 
> * google-breakpad-tools
> 
> This package contains the minidump_dump and minidump_stackwalk tools
> 
> The breakpad_dump_syms tool for generating breakpad symbol files has been
> patched to read DWARF debug sections from a PE/COFF file (but see [1]).
> 
> The core2md and md2core tools to convert between minidump and core files have
> not been ported.
> 
> The symsrv_convert tool, which reads PDB debug info from a MS symbol server
> and converts it to a breakpad symbol file is very hard to port, as it uses the
> MS DIA SDK and ATL.
> 
> setup.hint:
> 
> category: Devel
> requires: libcurl4 libstdc++6
> sdesc: "google-breakpad (tools)"
> ldesc: "google-breakpad (tools)"
> external-source: google-breakpad
> 
> * google-breakpad-devel
> 
> This package contains libbreakpad, a library for minidump processing.
> 
> setup.hint:
> 
> category: Devel
> requires:
> sdesc: "google-breakpad (minidump processing library)"
> ldesc: "google-breakpad (minidump processing library)"
> external-source: google-breakpad
> 
> files:
> 
> http://www.dronecode.org.uk/cygwin/x86/release/google-breakpad/google-breakpad-1279-1-src.tar.xz
> http://www.dronecode.org.uk/cygwin/x86/release/google-breakpad/google-breakpad-tools/google-breakpad-tools-1279-1.tar.xz
> http://www.dronecode.org.uk/cygwin/x86/release/google-breakpad/google-breakpad-devel/google-breakpad-devel-1279-1.tar.xz

Packaging looks fine and I think this is interesting new functionality,
so I vote +1.  However, did you only provide a 32 bit package for a
reason?


Thanks,
Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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