Developer Reference


To prevent Downpour from detaching from the console (and to view debugging messages), run the following command:

downpourd -c [config-file] -d

This is currently the only way to run Downpour on Windows.

To report a bug found in Downpour, please go to the Github bug tracker.


You can get a current development snapshot from Github at

The main module code is in downpour/. You can immediately view your changes by running ./ in the main directory.