Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Debugging WireShark / Visual 2008 / XP
From: "Pat Saunders" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 15:47:43 -0000
Thanks - I have familiarised myself wirh step into etc
How I do debug a process at startup - I know I have to attach to the
wireshark process at startup - but if it crashes at startup : how do I
debug at startup ??


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Bill Meier
Sent: 14 November 2008 15:42
To: Developer support list for Wireshark
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Debugging WireShark / Visual 2008 / XP

Pat Saunders wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
>             I am using Microsoft Visual 2008 : winXP
> 
>             I have added a small plug-in but when I start
Wireshark.exe 
> it crashes with a fault address in libwireshark.dll.
> 
>             I am 75% sure this is due to my plug-in (When I take my 
> plug-in out it starts most of the time).
> 
>             My Question is how do I go about debugging the
WireShark.exe 
> to find out where the fault address crash is ??
> 
> (1)      - Are there any log files or debugging info .??
> 
> (2)      - Do I use the Visual 2008 debugger - if so, Do I need to 
> compile in debug mode ??
> 
>  
> 
> I am not very familiar with Visual 2008 - so any tips would be
appreciated
> 
>  
> 

See "Using MSVC++ for debugging" under 
http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/Tips.

It's also worthwhile to spend a little time familiarizing yourself
with the various VS debugging windows and function keys (F5, F10, F11,
etc).




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