[Ironruby-core] IronRuby.Rack how to debug?

Ivan Porto Carrero ivan at whiterabbitconsulting.eu
Mon Mar 15 14:48:59 EDT 2010

I can attach and step through but just when the interesting bit occurs
visual studio takes a hike

but will try this again later
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On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 7:18 PM, Shri Borde <Shri.Borde at microsoft.com>wrote:

> The issue just seems to be that the process is dying before Visual Studio
> can properly attach. Ivan, try using " System::Diagnostics::Debug.assert
> false" which will pop up a dialog box, thus blocking the thread, but without
> using the "int 3" x86 instruction as System::Diagnostics::Debugger.break
> would. The latter might cause some issues.
> Also, could there be any issue with the fact that ASP.Net is running a
> service? Some dialog boxes might be getting hidden since services run in
> their own hidden workspace/workstation (I think)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Cory Foy
> Sent: Sunday, March 14, 2010 11:25 PM
> To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] IronRuby.Rack how to debug?
> Ivan Porto Carrero wrote:
> > I am unable to debug the application though. If I put
> > System::Diagnostics::Debugger.break somewhere it will correctly break
> there
> > but eventually visual studio (2008 and 2010) will just get tired of it
> and
> > claim they have to quit.  I've seen that the debug windows gives me a lot
> of
> > information and I was hoping that there would be some useful information
> > there for me but because visual studio quits right at the interesting
> moment
> > I'm unable to figure out what's going on as nothing is printed in the
> > sysinternals debugvw application.
> You may also want to try WinDBG with the SOS extension. Here's slides
> with code and examples on using WinDBG to debug .NET applications:
> http://www.slideshare.net/CoryFoy/debugging-net-applications-with-windbg
> What I'd try is using the File menu to attach to the process, then when
> it breaks typing in ".loadby sos mscorwks". Next type in "sxe clr" and
> then "g". It will now break on all CLR exceptions. You can type
> "!printexception" to see the exception details when it breaks, and "g"
> to make it go again. You can also type "!help" to see all of the SOS
> commands.
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