Winelib's role in converting Windows applications

Eric Pouech pouech-eric at
Sat May 14 06:57:50 CDT 2005

Troy Rollo a écrit :
> On Sat, 7 May 2005 16:16, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
>>What I found, when I suggested to clients to work this way, was that the
>>debugging tools were wholly and utterly inadequate. With all due respect
>>(and I have TONS of respect) to winedbg, it's not up to the standards of
>>working with ddd or the Visual Studio integrated debugger.
> Many years ago I made GDB understand Borland's TDS debugging format. I now use 
> a modified gdb+insight under Linux to debug Borland  compiled executables 
> under WINE, together with some scripts that allow me to debug Borland code 
> and GCC code in the same session.
> I believe the old Microsoft VC++ debug format was trivially different to 
> Borland's TDS, 
> although I don't know about Microsoft's current debugging 
> formats. 
it evolves a bit (changing some information size and layout in the files) but 
the core looks quite the same

> If winedbg already has symbol reading code perhaps that can be 
> ported.
likely yes (but in dbghelp, not in winedbg)

Eric Pouech

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