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VisualD Can now execute class/struct methods __debugOverview, __debugExpaanded, __debugTextView to customize display in the debugger
Jul 05
FunkyD
Jul 05
FunkyD
July 05
Can now execute class/struct methods __debugOverview, __debugExpaanded, __debugTextView
to customize display in the debugger

? How does one use these I can't find anything else about them, not in the source code.

July 05

On 05/07/2020 14:10, FunkyD wrote:
> Can now execute class/struct methods __debugOverview, __debugExpaanded,
> __debugTextView
> to customize display in the debugger
> 
> ? How does one use these I can't find anything else about them, not in the source code.
> 

I have added some documentation here: https://rainers.github.io/visuald/visuald/Debugging.html#customization
July 05
On Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 18:58:50 UTC, Rainer Schuetze wrote:
>
>
> On 05/07/2020 14:10, FunkyD wrote:
>> Can now execute class/struct methods __debugOverview, __debugExpaanded,
>> __debugTextView
>> to customize display in the debugger
>> 
>> ? How does one use these I can't find anything else about them, not in the source code.
>> 
>
> I have added some documentation here: https://rainers.github.io/visuald/visuald/Debugging.html#customization

I've tried that. I switched the debuggers in the debug options and general options to use mago.

The only thing I have gotten was a magnifier glass(the visualizer).

I tried going to a watch window and add but visualD and studio crashed.



struct test
{
	int x;
	auto __debugOverview()
	{
		return "asdfsda";
	}
	auto __debugExpanded()
	{
		struct x
		{ int x, y;
		}
		return x(3,3);
	}

	auto __debugTextView()
	{		
		return "asdfsda";
	}

	auto __debugStringView()
	{
		return "{x:asdfsda}";
	}


}

void main()
{
	
	test t;

        return;
}

Also, in the general options it has debug[Overview|Expanded|Visualizer]. The help seems inconsistent with the various _debug functions.

There seems to be a bug somewhere.

I started a different project and copied that code and it works! I originally had it in another project. The new project has Visual Studio x86 mixed mode set for the debugger! I thought I read that it must be mago.

So it seems to work but there seems to be a bug that causes a crash and does not properly handle.


Ok, I changed the old project back from mago to VSx86MM and it works. So this seems to be an issue with mago.

mago debugger

    can now evaluate class/struct methods/fields __debugOverview, __debugExpanded, __debugTextView to customize display in the debugger
    experimental: can now display ranges similar to arrays
    some performance improvements by caching some data while the debuggee is stopped


I assumed mago debugger meant for mago debugger. In any case, the crash is not good(happens when I go from locals to watch).

Thanks


July 06

On 05/07/2020 22:25, FunkyD wrote:
> On Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 18:58:50 UTC, Rainer Schuetze wrote:
[...]

I could not reproduce crashes with your code.

> 
> Also, in the general options it has debug[Overview|Expanded|Visualizer]. The help seems inconsistent with the various _debug functions.
> 

The __debugVisualizer was an intermediate version of the name, I'll fix that.

> There seems to be a bug somewhere.
> 
> I started a different project and copied that code and it works! I originally had it in another project. The new project has Visual Studio x86 mixed mode set for the debugger! I thought I read that it must be mago.
> 
> So it seems to work but there seems to be a bug that causes a crash and does not properly handle.
> 
> 
> Ok, I changed the old project back from mago to VSx86MM and it works. So this seems to be an issue with mago.

The mago debug *engine* is considered legacy for Visual Studio versions that don't have a recent "Concord" debugger, i.e. 2013 or earlier. Most of its code is shared with the mago debugger *extension*, though, but only the latter supports function execution.

> 
> mago debugger
> 
>     can now evaluate class/struct methods/fields __debugOverview,
> __debugExpanded, __debugTextView to customize display in the debugger
>     experimental: can now display ranges similar to arrays
>     some performance improvements by caching some data while the
> debuggee is stopped
> 
> 
> I assumed mago debugger meant for mago debugger. In any case, the crash is not good(happens when I go from locals to watch).

Might be that some of the new functionality is not properly disabled with the debug engine.