Tag Archives: VC++ 2012

Debugging Optimized Code–New in Visual Studio 2012

For years (decades?) one of the most requested features in Visual C++ has been better support for debugging optimized code. Visual Studio’s debug information is so limited that in a program that consists just of main(argc, argv) the VS debugger … Continue reading

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VC++ /analyze Bug Finder Bug Fixed

Last October I wrote about a crashing bug in the /analyze feature of Microsoft’s VC++ compiler – a use-after-free in their annotation parser. It’s now fixed.

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You’ve Got a Bug in Your Bug (Finder)

All software has bugs, but there is something ironic about a crashing bug in the /analyze portion of Microsoft’s VC++ 2012 compiler. The investigation of this bug also shows yet another reason you should test your software using Microsoft’s Application … Continue reading

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