Bug Babble

Bugs, debuggers, stuff

December, 2005

  • Bug Babble

    Simple VS Addin (updated)

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    Back during the PDC for Whidbey I wrote a post about Creating a Simple Addin . Recently I was looking to update it and found a horrible bug in it. First, here is the corrected code: public void OnConnection( object application, ext_ConnectMode connectMode...
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    Naming threads in Win32 And .Net

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    When you are debugging an application with multiple threads it can be handy to have a better name than just the thread id. This is simple to do in managed code. There is a property on the Thread object that you can set. It is also possible to do this...
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    FuncEvil, the Clipboard, and Deadlocks

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    Mike Stall has a great post that, for a debugger dev, is the moral equivalent of sticking a fork in a toaster. The basic problem he addresses is that once you are stopped in the debugger the UI for your application will no longer paint. What if you need...
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    Change Debugger behavior with Attributes

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    Certain metadata attributes modify the stepping, breakpoint, and callstack behavior of the VS managed Debugger. This is useful if you are creating an interpreter, language runtime, or a tool that modifies the code in a managed assembly. There are three...
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