VS 2008 SP1 Debugger stepping and breakpoint issues

For the last few weeks we have had reports of stepping issues caused by people installing VS 2008 SP1.  You can see our acknowledgement of this issue here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vsdebug/thread/f3fcb4fb-8a08-4fa0-8d58-9ed6f3eb1193 The symptoms are that while managed debugging some step commands do not complete as expected, and some breakpoints may be missed if running on hyperthreaded, multi-core or multi-proc hardware. We…

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PDC08 – Debugger tips and tricks talk posted

The channel 9 rendering of my talk at PDC is now up for your general enjoyment/education/amusement.   https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/TL59/ The topics I covered tricks in stepping, breakpoints, symbols, multi-threading and post-mortem.  Judging from the evals the reception was pretty good, and I really wish I had the time to go deeper and go over more stuff.  I…

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