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How to debug background worker class RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    Im using the BackgroundWorker class to run some database updates in an updater we are using. However when I set a break point in visual studio I get problems. The breakpoint gets hit but i cant step through code Visual studio crashes. Its fine however when I put the background worker code into a method that is called directly and thus halts the winforms app....

    Anybody know of how to debug the async methods called by the backgroundworker class?

    Any help much appreciated....

     

    • Moved by Kira Qian Friday, April 30, 2010 2:41 AM debug related question (From:Windows Forms General)
    Thursday, April 29, 2010 4:53 PM

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  • Hello peter_quiet,

     

    For any VS debug related questions are supported on VS debugger forum. I am moving the thread to that forum. Hope you can solve the issue soon.

     

    Sincerely,

    Kira Qian

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    Friday, April 30, 2010 2:40 AM
  • sorry posted in the wrong one! okay if any body can shed some light on this much appreciated...

     

    Pete

    Friday, April 30, 2010 8:33 AM
  • If you to go Tools -> Options -> Debugging, is "Break all processes when one process breaks" enabled or disabled?  What happens if you toggle this setting?


    Best Regards, Andrew Hall. Visual Studio Debugger.
    Saturday, May 1, 2010 12:10 AM
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  • Hi Andrew, Thanks for the reply it actually helped with another issue I was having where my bebugger was simply quitting. The option was turned on so I turned it off. However I still seem to be having trouble debugging the background worker process the symptom is that when I hit a break point vs still just gets stuuck.

     

    Pete

    Thursday, May 13, 2010 1:42 PM