[llvm-dev] [compiler-rt] Windows report output options
David Major via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jan 30 13:20:51 PST 2019
Hi! I work on Mozilla's Windows builds and would be interested in
following along with your progress.
The OutputDebugString sounds like it would be useful in my work. I
don't personally have a use case for the event logging, but I don't
have any particular objection, either.
Something on my wish-list that I've been meaning to write a patch for
but never found time, is the ability to turn off
sys::PrintStackTraceOnErrorSignal completely, and let Windows pass
exceptions to my default postmortem debugger. (I see that there's an
LLVM_DISABLE_CRASH_REPORT variable, but it looks like it would still
exit the app upon an exception, which makes it hard to sprinkle
__debugbreak()'s around for local investigations.)
On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 12:49 PM Matthew McGovern via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> I’m about to start some work to fix some Windows issues for 9.0.0, and I’d like to gather input before I start. I would like to add an option to dump output to a debugger via OutputDebugString along with stdout/stderr. A later addition to this could be an option to output sanitizer reports as Windows events. It seems like there is a similar feature for outputting to syslog for OSX and Android, I would probably take a similar approach.
> Are there any objections/suggestions?
> -Matthew McGovern
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