Backtrace Dumps

Robert Shearman rob at
Wed Aug 18 14:03:53 CDT 2004

Alexandre Julliard wrote:

>Andreas Mohr <andi at> writes:
>>I'm sure every semi-involved Wine developer can imagine dozens of
>>"reasons of the day" why winedbg doesn't launch properly on error again...
>>Failure in wine exception handling code, failure to look up winedbg
>>(both registry and disk), failure to pass winedbg cmdline parameters properly,
>>failure to get winedbg started up properly, failure to get winedbg to
>>parse the current modules and stack frame properly, ...
>Well, I can also imagine a lot of cases where the in-process backtrace
>won't work right, the main one being that since the code will never be
>used unless you want a backtrace, when you try to use it you'll
>realize that it no longer works, or doesn't even compile anymore. If
>we call the debugger instead, it will use the standard backtrace code
>which is always compiled in, and regularly used by a lot of people.

Do you want me to write a unit test that uses it then?


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