[WF-General] Integration of Google Breakpad into Ember

Erik Hjortsberg erik.hjortsberg at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 06:50:01 PDT 2010

Hi, Linux is the main platform for Ember. We've provided win32 libraries 
before, and plan to do that for our next release, but the main platform 
is Linux.

I'm a bit surprised though that the Linux client isn't yet stable. I 
registered that blueprint two years ago and then it seemed that it was 
just around the corner, and this is what I counted on when suggesting 
that as a task.
I've posted a question on their mailing list about this: 


2010-03-23 15:15, chirag jain skrev:
> Hi,
> I am a 3rd year undergraduate student pursuing my bachelors in 
> Engineering from Delhi University, India. This year I would like to 
> contribute to the world of open source with the help of Google Summer 
> of Code.
> I am already working for open source community by creating activities 
> for OLPC XO laptop. Recently I developed Listen and Spell game and 
> learning activity which runs successfully on OLPC XO laptop. Here is 
> the link: http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/addon/4234
> I am also working as a Software Engineer at SEETA (Software for 
> Education, Entertainment and Training Activities) http://seeta.in 
> <http://seeta.in/j/>
> Here is my profile link:
> http://seeta.in/j/team.html
> I have a decent knowledge of C++ in which I am working for last 5 
> years. From last 1 and a half year I have also got good knowledge of 
> Python and PyGtk which I used for developing the Listen and Spell 
> activity.
> Ever since I started playing digital games, I always have an urge to 
> know the technicalities behind developing games. Worldforge is an 
> excellent platform where I can contribute something to the gaming world.
> I have gone through the ideas list provided for this year GSoc and I 
> would like to integrate the Google Breakpad automatic crash reporting 
> system into Ember. I have already installed Ember and just checking it 
> out.
> I also went through the documentation of Google Breakpad provided at 
> http://code.google.com/p/google-breakpad/w/list
> Ember as mentioned in the documentations at worldforge, is currently 
> available for Linux and Windows both. Google breakpad on the other 
> hand provides its client libraries for
> Windows on x86 and Mac OS X on both x86 and PowerPC. The client 
> libraries for Linux are still under review.
> So I would like to confirm with the community, that what is the 
> greater priority of integration of breakpad into ember for windows or 
> linux ?
> As the client libraries for linux are still under reviews, we will 
> have to see the further options.
> Regards
> -- 
> Chirag Jain
> Undergraduate Student
> Netaji Subash Institute of Technology http://nsitonline.in
> Delhi University
> New Delhi
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