Running DMD in GUI Debugger: Getting Started?

Gyula Gubacsi gyula.gubacsi at
Thu Dec 1 15:12:00 PST 2011

In the windows DMD package there's a working win32dbg.exe you can use,
but it's not the same experience as under VS. Also, there's a better
options with the VisualD project.
with the mago debugger.

On 1 December 2011 22:55, Nick Sabalausky <a at a.a> wrote:
> Heh, yea, I guess it's been faaaar too long since I've used C/C++ or
> debuggers (dealing with lots of oddball platforms has gotten me accustomed
> to printf debugging), because this is one hell of a newbie question...
> How do I get started with running DMD in a debugger in Windows? I'm thinking
> like Visual Studio, but any GUI debugger will do (hmm, actually, even a GUI
> debugger on Linux would be fine, too).
> Normally I would just load up the Visual Studio project and hit "debug". But
> DMD uses a makefile and DMC instead of a Visual Studio project and MS's C
> compiler. There's the "Attach to process", but that won't do me much good
> with a quick cmdline app like DMD if I'm not already in the debugger with a
> breakpoint set.

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