Debug information

Ulrich Weigand weigand at
Thu May 30 09:30:05 CDT 2002

Tijs van Bakel wrote:

> In debugger/msc.c I found the following check
>  if ( mpd_nth->Signature != IMAGE_NT_SIGNATURE || 
>       mpd_nth->FileHeader.NumberOfSections != nth->FileHeader.NumberOfSections ||
>       !(mpd_nth->FileHeader.Characteristics & IMAGE_FILE_DEBUG_STRIPPED ))
>      goto leave;

It would appear that this check is simply inverted, i.e. you should
remove the '!'.  At this point we require debug info *embedded*
in the PE module, i.e. *not* stripped ...

> Trying the same with Visual Studio .NET is somewhat more cumbersome.
> I haven't been able to read in the debugging information generated by
> C++ projects using winedbg.  Has anyone else tried this?

The format of the PDB files has changed; winedbg cannot read the
new format yet.


  Dr. Ulrich Weigand
  weigand at

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