[MonoDevelop] Fwd: MonoDevelop running in Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Blue Screens Vista 64 Bit

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 16:17:37 EDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Thomas Stocker<thomas.stocker at gmail.com> wrote:
> I compiled MonoDevelop on Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Bit with Visual Studio
> 2008 SP1. Because the debugger complained that I could not attach to a 32
> bit process I changed the Startup up project to be 32 Bit. (But I forgot to
> although change to set mdrun and mdhost to 32 Bit). Everything compiled but
> if I wanted to debug it.
> My Vista machine crashed with a blue screen.This was repeatable every time.
> First I thought that the offending Addin where the CBindings but dissabling
> them started up MonoDevelop, but it crashed afterwards in mdhost.
>  I changed mdrun and mdhost to be 32 bit assemblies, everything worked fine,
> and I could run MonoDevelop.
> Is this a Bug? I thought that it shouldn't be possible to BlueScreen Vista
> with a User Program. Or are there some native managed marshalling hacks
> enabled?

I haven't had any problems debugging MD from VS2008 SP1 on Vista 64
Ultimate, so it sounds like the problem is specific to your machine,
maybe a driver issue.

Presumably the blue screen has some info about the crash?

Michael Hutchinson

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