writing 0xdeadbeef directly is the worst case we did

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Sat May 27 12:26:03 CDT 2006

Detlef Riekenberg <wine.dev at web.de> writes:

> When you reach "0xdeadbeaf" in a Bug/Crash, you can change the Value of
> MAGIC_DEAD in the possible files and reach the bug. 
> (But this does not work anymore for "winspool.drv/tests/" after the
> Tests from Dmitry.)

This may be useful in some cases, but not in tests. In tests you know
exactly which test failed, you even get the line number, so there's no
reason at all to go hunting for 0xdeadbeef.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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