Question about improving debugging on Mingw build

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed Jul 9 16:20:20 CDT 2003

Steven Edwards <steven_ed4153 at> writes:

> I am interested in improving debugging for dlls built with either Mingw or MS_VC if that is ever
> fixed. We are to the point now where a lot of needed dlls can be built with little or no changes
> and so I would like to start doing some major testing on Windows and ReactOS but I am unable to
> see TRACE/WARN/ERR and FIXME messages. Can we make libwine debug channels use OutputDebugString or
> one of the *printf functions or hell even MessageBox on Windows?

The default implementation in libwine is doing a printf to stderr. Why
doesn't this work for you?

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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