automagical .sym symbol loading in winedbg?

Eric Pouech eric.pouech at
Tue Oct 8 14:33:15 CDT 2002

Greg Turner a écrit :
> Is there any way to get winedbg to automagically load
> .sym files from some particular directory?
> winedbg> "symbolfile [full unix path of .sym file]/[filename.sym]"
> it seems to work; but what a hassle!  All that crap is in
> "/var/src/nosrc/DOTwine/fake_windows/windows/Symbols,"
> quite a lot to type over and over (yes, I have cut-and-paste
> capabilities... but it still sucks).  I see it looking
> for ".dbg" files but not ".sym".  I'm experimenting with
> the Windows 98/98SE DDK symbol files, installed
> into my fake_windows.
we don't support automagic .sym lookup (through _NT_SYMBOL_PATH or any
other form)
what you can do to speed things a bit is to store all the needed
commands in a file, which you can invoke each time you need it (source

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