Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of DebugClientWin


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Timestamp:
09/29/09 15:04:07 (8 years ago)
Author:
Ageless
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changed symbol directory and instructions

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  • DebugClientWin

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    1212Symbol files are used by various Windows debugging engines to match up memory addresses to symbol names. Symbol names are names of variables,  functions, and subroutines that a developer has named a piece of code before the compilation process.
    1313
    14 Symbol files for BOINC can be found on http://boinc.berkeley.edu/dl/
     14Symbol files for BOINC can be found on http://boinc.berkeley.edu/symstore/
    1515
    16 {{{
    17 #!comment XXX recent versions are missing the symbol files
    18 }}}
     16You can download them and save them in a temporary directory. Next open a windows command line window (Start->Run, type cmd and click OK), then navigate to the directory you saved the files in.
    1917
    20 The files generally start out like boinc_xxx_pdb.zip where the xxx is  the version of BOINC you are running.
    21 
    22 The uncompressed files should be stored in the same directory as BOINC.
     18Then type '''unpack *.pd_ *.pdb''' and press Enter. This will decompress the files to their normal size. [[br]]
     19The decompressed files should be stored in the same directory as the BOINC executables are in.
    2320
    2421== Crashes ==