Posted in reply to Rainer Schuetze
On Sunday, 24 April 2022 at 06:11:03 UTC, Rainer Schuetze wrote:
> On 23/04/2022 15:41, pdgr wrote:
>> On Saturday, 23 April 2022 at 13:29:16 UTC, pdgr wrote:
>>> Thanks for the suggestions, the extern(C) thing doesn't work.. but in the disassembly I can see the mangled name and I can inspect the value in the watch window using that mangled name. Kinda annoying but it works.
>> Scratch that.. it doesn't actually work: the disassembly doesn't not contain any mangled names, I mistook a hex value for the mangled name.
> I suspect you are trying to watch a thread local variable that uses indirect addressing.
> With shared or __gshared variables, you see the symbol being used as debug information, but the debugger cannot handle that as a C++ expression.
> You can see the mangled symbol with "pragma(msg, var.mangleof)" at compile time. Using this in the watch window shows it as a "void*", which you can then cast to your type using C++-Syntax, e.g. "*(int*)_D3mod3tlsi".
> I'd recommend installing Visual D including the debugger extension mago instead, though ;-)
Ok thanks for the help!