[osg-users] more on Windows debugging

Robert Osfield robert.osfield at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 05:38:34 PDT 2007

Hi Andy,

Out of curiosity which version of the OSG are you working with now?
Do they include Luigi's modifications for building libs and debug
files in the bin directory?


On 9/26/07, Andy Skinner <Andy.Skinner at mathworks.com> wrote:
> I am definitely using the dlls associated with the pdb files, which were
> generated in debug mode.  I can find where the libraries come from,
> where the pdb files come from, etc, and all is in place.  The symbols
> are in the stack trace as well.  Before I was using debug directories,
> it couldn't tell me where it was in OSG.
> One possible issue is that these dlls have been copied to other places
> since they were built, and they're not in the same place relative to the
> pdb files or source code.  But they are the files built with the pdb
> files and source code.
> It has been suggested that I try to load the OSG solution and attach to
> my program.  This may now make it harder to debug our code, but it would
> be something.
> andy
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> Subject: Re: [osg-users] more on Windows debugging
> Andy Skinner wrote:
> > I can step into header files, but not the source.  I wonder why that
> is.
> >
> > It seems I'm pretty close, since it is finding the header file.  If
> > anyone could suggest why Visual Studio can find one and not the other,
> > I'd be grateful.  I've added both to the list of debug source.
> It sounds like there is no debugging information in the source files,
> especially if you're trying to step into the OSG sources which are
> located inside a library file. Header files are compiled into your
> program's sources so you can step into the functions contained therein.
> Are you using a debug version of the library?
> Eric
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