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Re: Windows Installer - New Layout, any thoughts?

From: Branko ╚ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-11-17 08:26:50 CET

Jostein Chr. Andersen wrote:

>On Monday 17 November 2003 04.10, Kevin Pilch-Bisson wrote:
>
>
>>I wish we could get svn hooked up to the Dr. Watson crash reporting as
>>a third party. Then we wouldn't need to distribute them as long as we
>>saved a copy of the PDB's for each release. You can load a crash dump
>>and apply PDB's to it later with Visual Studio.
>>
>>
>
>To include debug symbols or compile ordinary programs with debug info is
>_very_ unusual
>
Please. It's not unusual in the normal world. It's only unusual on
Windows, because MS in its wisdom thinks it shouldn't be done (witness
the fact that support for "assert()" is absent in the release version of
the C runtime library). On the other hand, they give you DrWatson, which
is quite useless without debug info.

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Brane ╚ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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