Attaching the debugger to child processes in Visual Studio results in 'Rust GDB' error

RESOLVED INVALID

Status

RESOLVED INVALID
2 years ago
9 months ago

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(Reporter: jimm, Unassigned)

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Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox55 affected)

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Description

2 years ago
Created attachment 8855281 [details]
error dialog.jpg

This regressed in the last few weeks. VS will generate this dialog for each process you attach to. Debugging native doesn't appear affected but the warning here is pretty scary, so, there's that. I'll test to see if this is webrenderer related.

error message:

Failed to attach to these types of code:
Rust GDB: A serious internal error occurred while processing this command. The debugger may be unstable now. It is recommended that you save all files and exit.
What VS version are you using?  Doesn't happen to me.  I'm using Spawned Process Catcher X (https://www.janbambas.cz/automatically-attaching-child-test-spawned-firefox-processes-visual-studio-ide/)
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Comment 2

2 years ago
(In reply to Honza Bambas (:mayhemer) from comment #1)
> What VS version are you using?  Doesn't happen to me.  I'm using Spawned
> Process Catcher X
> (https://www.janbambas.cz/automatically-attaching-child-test-spawned-firefox-
> processes-visual-studio-ide/)

2015 with update 3. I'll try to add-in to see if it works around the issue. Maybe attaching at startup avoids this somehow.
(In reply to Jim Mathies [:jimm] from comment #2)
> 2015 with update 3. I'll try to add-in to see if it works around the issue.
> Maybe attaching at startup avoids this somehow.

Same version and I'm attaching to plugin-container.exe regularly.
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Comment 4

2 years ago
Caused by a Visual Studio extension named Visual Rust.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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Comment 5

2 years ago
(In reply to Honza Bambas (:mayhemer) from comment #3)
> (In reply to Jim Mathies [:jimm] from comment #2)
> > 2015 with update 3. I'll try to add-in to see if it works around the issue.
> > Maybe attaching at startup avoids this somehow.
> 
> Same version and I'm attaching to plugin-container.exe regularly.

thanks for the debugging help!

Updated

9 months ago
Product: Core → Firefox Build System
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