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Deploying PDB files with an application RRS feed

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  • I am having trouble finding an explanation of the costs in security risks and performance of deploying pdb files with an application. The application is an internal application, although the source is essentially open. Is there a increased risk associated with publishing the pdb files other than the ability to create a better decompiled version of the source code? What are the performance costs to publishing the pdb files with the executable?

    Thank you for any information you can provide. I have read the John Robbins articles.

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:42 AM

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  • >What are the performance costs to publishing the pdb files with the executable?

    As the executable will work fine if they're not present, clearly they're only useful for debugging purposes, so the run-time performance cost is nothing - if that is the "performance" you're referring to?

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:42 AM