Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Loading SOS dll from Visualstudio for debugging

The Windbg is really an amazing debugging tool.With sos.dll we can even realize the working of garbage collector through windbg. Earlier my understanding was ,I need to use Windbg to use sos.dll for debugging.Now I realized that we can even load the sos.dll from immediate window of visual studio while debugging. Its very cool.One tool for everything...

Below are some links which explains how to load sos debugger from VSTS immediate window and see the memory details.

http://blog.mohammadjalloul.com/blogs/mo/archive/2010/02/21/the-large-object-heap.aspx
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vijaysk/archive/2007/11/15/sos-your-visual-studio.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/yy6d2sxs%28v=VS.100%29.aspx

Note : The Express edition of Visual studio doesn’t support this sos debugging.

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