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crt_dbg1 Sample: C Run-Time Basic Debugging Features

Visual Studio 2008

The crt_dbg1 sample illustrates the basic debugging features of the C run-time libraries and the kind of debug output that these features generate.

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To build and run this sample

  1. Open the solution crt_dbg1.sln.

  2. From the Build menu, click Build.

  3. From the Debug menu, select Start Without Debugging.

  4. To see the output of the program as it progresses, set breakpoints in the code and then view the output in the program's command window. Or, run Debug\crt_dbg1.exe from the command line.

This sample uses the following keywords:

_asserte; _crtcheckmemory; _crtdumpmemoryleaks; _crtmemcheckpoint; _crtmemdifference; _crtmemdumpallobjectssince; _crtmemdumpstatistics; _crtsetdbgflag; _crtsetreportfile; _crtsetreportmode; _malloc_dbg; _rpt1; _rpt2; aboutbox; clear_crt_debug_field; createinstance; displaystring; free; get_size; helpstring; id; iid_is; malloc; module; outputheading; pointer_default; put_size; set_crt_debug_field; strcmp; strcpy_s; uuid