Problems using set in winedbg

Eric Pouech pouech-eric at
Fri Oct 15 14:17:10 CDT 2004

>>>If I type
>>>    set + reg <return>
>>>the debugger seems to sort of hang.  It doesn't give the prompt.  As time
>>>passes it complains about being not able to find rhe pdb files etc. but
>>>at no point do I get the opportunity to tell it to continue.  I have
>>>tried leaving it for 10 minutes after the last pdb complaint but still no
>>>success. Am I supposed to get a prompt?
>>it normally takes some time as the way it's coded now, winedbg will have
>>to load debug info for most of the DLLs before being able to do the
>>first set +/- operation.
>>So, after some time (20 seconds or so on my machine), you get back the
>>Could rerun with WINEDEBUG="+dbghelp,+winedbg" and post the output ?
> The issue is now a little irrelevant; I have a tiny program that fails to run 
> in the same way as the big one.
> Do you want to carry on looking into this to find out what is wrong in the 
> winedbg or were you just offering to help me out?
> If you want to investigate the winedbg failure I can post something (it will 
> probably be big) but otherwise I suggest we drop it (and we can move on to 
> the next problem)
my post was related you 'set + reg' hanging 'for no reason', not why 
your program was failing. The WINEDEBUG thingie is just to pinpoint 
where the hanging may take place.

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