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SymAddSymbol function

Adds a virtual symbol to the specified module.

Syntax


BOOL WINAPI SymAddSymbol(
  _In_  HANDLE hProcess,
  _In_  ULONG64 BaseOfDll,
  _In_  PCTSTR Name,
  _In_  DWORD64 Address,
  _In_  DWORD Size,
  _In_  DWORD Flags
);

Parameters

hProcess [in]

A handle to a process. This handle must have been previously passed to the SymInitialize function.

BaseOfDll [in]

The base address of the module.

Name [in]

The name of the symbol. The maximum size of a symbol name is MAX_SYM_NAME characters.

Address [in]

The address of the symbol. This address must be within the address range of the specified module.

Size [in]

The size of the symbol, in bytes. This parameter is optional.

Flags [in]

This parameter is unused.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is TRUE.

If the function fails, the return value is FALSE. To retrieve extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

All DbgHelp functions, such as this one, are single threaded. Therefore, calls from more than one thread to this function will likely result in unexpected behavior or memory corruption. To avoid this, you must synchronize all concurrent calls from more than one thread to this function.

To call the Unicode version of this function, define DBGHELP_TRANSLATE_TCHAR.

Requirements

Redistributable

DbgHelp.dll 6.0 or later

Header

Dbghelp.h

Library

Dbghelp.lib

DLL

Dbghelp.dll

Unicode and ANSI names

SymAddSymbolW (Unicode) and SymAddSymbol (ANSI)

See also

DbgHelp Functions
SymDeleteSymbol

 

 

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