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Thread Validator Help


The Symbols and Warnings tab allows you to set an assortment of symbol and diagnostic warning data.





Symbol loading - immediate or deferred


When converting program addresses to symbol names, you can choose immediate symbol loading, or defer loading until each symbol is needed.


Use deferred symbol loading instructionStep uses deferred symbol loading rather than 'all at once' (on by default)


Microsoft® recommend deferred symbol loading, claiming it is the fastest option. We give you the choice.



Convert Ordinals into symbols


Convert DLL exported function ordinals to symbols instructionStep enable the ordinal to function name mapping


note You'll need to tick this to enable the use of mapped names defined in the list. If you don't, you won't see the names being used.


Manage Ordinals... instructionStep shows the Ordinal Handling dialog to manage which .def files are associated with which DLLs



Symbol Reader Logging


If symbols aren't loading when svlDbgHelpSymbolReader.exe is shown in the log, it can be helpful to know what actions the symbol reader is taking to read the symbols. This may help you to diagnose and fix any problems the symbol read is having.


Collect additional logging instructionStep show extra data in the log when the symbol reader fetches symbols



Reset All - Resets all global settings, not just those on the current page.



Reset - Resets the settings on the current page.