Re: Cross platform Assembly for use with C project
From: Frank Kotler (spamtrap_at_crayne.org)
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 00:03:01 +0000 (UTC)
Michael Brown wrote:
> Visual Studio requires a PDB file for debugging. Unfortunately, noone has
> managed to get MS to give out any information on this format, except that it
> was originally (at the time of Visual Studio 1.0) derived from CodeView. It
> doesn't help that the format changes with each version of VS either ...
> Some people (such as the Wine developers) have had some limited success in
> reverse engineering the format to extract information, but I'm unaware of
> anyone who has actually managed to generate a valid PDB file of any version.
Oh, dear! Well, that explains why no one has devised a patch for Nasm.