Debugging Wine thoughts

Chris Ahrendt celticht32 at
Wed Sep 10 21:06:11 CDT 2008

Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
> Do not top post! Especially with html message!
> celticht32 at wrote:
>> So is there a way... from say something like GDB to send a message to
>> wine to do the same thing..
>> The problem is the task manager is envoked in wine correct? so If we are
>> debugging its kind of
>> hard to get to the taskmgr....  
>> Chris
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Vitaliy Margolen <wine-devel at>
>> To: Markus Amsler <markus.amsler at>
>> Cc: wine-devel at
>> Sent: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 5:54 pm
>> Subject: Re: Debugging Wine thoughts
>> Markus Amsler wrote:
>>> Wine's taskmgr has in the Processes tab a context menu entry "Edit Debug 
>>> Channels ...". Unfortunately it's broken.
>> No it's not broken. You can only enable/disable debug channels from there
>> that were enabled with WINEDEBUG env var at the start of the program. This
>> is optimization AJ put in place a long time ago.
> You can read the source of task manager and see how it's doing it.
> Vitaliy
So again I ask.. is there a way from something like GDB to do the same 
thing? Yes I can look at the task manager but if someone could explain 
it could be documented and possibly turned into IC for others to use...


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