Bug 25712 - Debugger doesn't support alternative search paths
Summary: Debugger doesn't support alternative search paths
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2852
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Debugger ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC All
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Jeffrey Stedfast
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-01-05 09:55 UTC by Rodrigo Kumpera
Modified: 2015-01-08 12:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Rodrigo Kumpera 2015-01-05 09:55:14 UTC
Right now it's not possible to debug code that the source is not in the same place as it was built.

This makes it very cumbersome to debug the installed mono BCL as the source paths are somewhere in /tmp due to how our CI works.

The same goes for doing debugging a customer binary with only parts of the source code available.

This feature would enable us to effectively start shipping mono's BCL source. The same for the product teams as they would be able to do it without doing in place builds or using mdbrebase.

The solution other IDEs adopt is to have alternative search paths that are used when the file in the debug info
is not found.
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2015-01-08 12:57:09 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 2852 ***