Exception Tracer - Change History

Exception Tracer x86 Change History

Exception Tracer x86 Change History

Version 2.00, 10 June 2024
Version 2.00 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.99, 17 April 2024
Version 1.99 includes the following functionality:

  • Improved Minidump support.

Version 1.98, 20 March 2024
Version 1.98 includes the following functionality:

  • Minor bug fixes and continued improvement of secure data handling.

Version 1.97, 09 March 2024
Version 1.97 includes the following functionality:

  • Minor bug fixes and continued improvement of secure data handling.

Version 1.96, 08 February 2024
Version 1.96 includes the following functionality:

  • Changes to security attributes/descriptors placed on files and pipes etc. We no longer use default settings (Everyone all access), but restrict access to Admin/System/Interactive Users and Deny Guest.
  • Improvements to security issues in various places in the codebase.
  • Improved handling of low memory conditions in string handling.

Version 1.95, 01 February 2024
Version 1.95 includes the following functionality:

  • Software improvements due to static analysis with VisualLint and Gimpel PC-Lint.
  • Bug fix for potential crash if NULL passed to Software Verify internal heap allocator.

Version 1.94, 11 December 2023
Version 1.94 includes the following functionality:

  • Graphics update for 4K screens.

Version 1.93, 04 December 2023
Version 1.93 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for drawing tree controls on 4K displays. The release a couple of weeks ago worked for some DPI levels, but failed for higher levels. Now working correctly.

Version 1.92, 26 November 2023
Version 1.92 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of option to allow you to choose which exception to monitor (First chance exception or Second chance exception).
  • Addition of Load Settings... and Save Settings... to the Settings menu.
  • Addition of many command line options to match all the options on the Settings dialog.
  • Fixed memory leaks using Memory Validator.
  • Updated documentation.
  • All threading synchronization primitives moved to the svlSupport.dll library, rather than included in each library. This has had the useful side effect of improving callstacks.

Version 1.91, 21 November 2023
Version 1.91 includes the following functionality:

  • UX improvement - tree expand/collapse buttons are now easier to use because they are better sized on high DPI screens.

Version 1.90, 07 November 2023
Version 1.90 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.89, 19 October 2023
Version 1.89 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.88, 06 October 2023
Version 1.88 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for incorrect search path for symbol reader helper program when profiling certain programs.

Version 1.87, 27 September 2023
Version 1.87 includes the following functionality:

  • Update to handle DLL function importing by API Set rather than DLL name.

Version 1.86, 14 September 2023
Version 1.86 includes the following functionality:

  • Improved parsing of minidumps with non-standard sizes for thread CONTEXT.

Version 1.85, 31 August 2023
Version 1.85 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.84, 25 August 2023
Version 1.84 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for help file downloading.

Version 1.83, 16 August 2023
Version 1.83 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.82, 27 July 2023
Version 1.82 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated svlUXTheme.

Version 1.81, 10 July 2023
Version 1.81 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.80, 31 May 2023
Version 1.80 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Bug fixes for fetching symbols from symbol servers.

Version 1.79, 21 May 2023
Version 1.79 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.78, 11 May 2023
Version 1.78 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.77, 25 April 2023
Version 1.77 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Bug fixes and additional safety measures added to SVL Admin Service.

Version 1.76, 04 April 2023
Version 1.76 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.75, 09 March 2023
Version 1.75 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.74, 07 February 2023
Version 1.74 includes the following functionality:

  • Update to detect Windows 11 operating system.
  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.73, 11 January 2023
Version 1.73 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.72, 13 December 2022
Version 1.72 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.71, 28 November 2022
Version 1.71 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Updated UX Theme.

Version 1.70, 08 November 2022
Version 1.70 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated Help menu.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.
  • Updated documentation.

Version 1.69, 22 October 2022
Version 1.69 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated Help menu.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 1.68, 06 October 2022
Version 1.68 includes the following functionality:

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 1.67, 13 September 2022
Version 1.67 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of Software Updates functionality and menu.

Version 1.66, 20 June 2022
Version 1.66 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for missing installer dependency on vanilla machines with no installs.

Version 1.65, 06 June 2022
Version 1.65 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for source code code scrolling drawing error on DPI scaled displays.
  • Updated installer to only ask about closing Visual Studio after the choice for installing Visual Studio menus has been made.

Version 1.64, 01 June 2022
Version 1.64 includes the following functionality:

  • Various static analysis bug fixes.

Version 1.63, 23 May 2022
Version 1.63 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fixes for incorrect test with FindFirstFile().

Version 1.62, 26 April 2022
Version 1.62 includes the following functionality:

  • Static analysis bug fixes.
  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.61, 14 April 2022
Version 1.61 includes the following functionality:

  • Improved Minidump flags dialog UX.

Version 1.60, 07 April 2022
Version 1.60 includes the following functionality:

  • Improved registry access handling.

Version 1.59, 02 April 2022
Version 1.59 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix opening tools with a filename containing spaces.

Version 1.58, 15 March 2022
Version 1.58 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated settings dialog. New source code paths setting.

Version 1.57, 08 February 2022
Version 1.57 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix to prevent possible Windows message queue saturation with redraw requests.

Version 1.56, 07 February 2022
Version 1.56 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for reading debug symbols for DLL in directories that are write protected or require admin privileges to write files.
  • Bug fix for symbol reader helper utility programs.

Version 1.55, 25 January 2022
Version 1.55 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.54, 05 January 2022
Version 1.54 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.53, 29 December 2021
Version 1.53 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release: installer update.

Version 1.52, 23 December 2021
Version 1.52 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release: Software Verify UX Theme moved into it's own library.

Version 1.51, 07 December 2021
Version 1.51 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.50, 19 November 2021
Version 1.50 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of command line options so that you can launch applications that will be monitored by Exception Tracer, or monitor running processes with Exception Tracer.

Version 1.49, 05 November 2021
Version 1.49 includes the following functionality:

  • Now indicates when loading symbols.

Version 1.48, 21 October 2021
Version 1.48 includes the following functionality:

Version 1.47, 18 October 2021
Version 1.47 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.
  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Modified installer shortcut criteria.

Version 1.46, 08 October 2021
Version 1.46 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of Contact customer support to Help menu, and various other related contact improvements.

Version 1.45, 26 September 2021
Version 1.45 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of option to delay single stepping until end of application initialisation (when debugger is sent the init breakpoint).
  • Bug fix for possible data corruption crash when reading a single stepping log file.

Version 1.44, 12 August 2021
Version 1.44 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes including DLL inspection bug fix for potential crash.

Version 1.43, 02 August 2021
Version 1.43 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Minor bug fixes and updates.

Version 1.42, 06 July 2021
Version 1.42 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for registry reading bug. Only affects installs on machines that don't already have an install.

Version 1.41, 03 July 2021
Version 1.41 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Various bug fixes and misc new functionality.

Version 1.40, 19 June 2021
Version 1.40 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.39, 11 June 2021
Version 1.39 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes. Maintenance release.

Version 1.38, 19 May 2021
Version 1.38 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.37, 16 April 2021
Version 1.37 includes the following functionality:

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements.

Version 1.36, 31 March 2021
Version 1.36 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for crash using Vector class.

Version 1.35, 17 March 2021
Version 1.35 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for finding Program Files directory for non English language countries.
  • Misc performance improvements.

Version 1.34, 10 March 2021
Version 1.34 includes the following functionality:

  • Compiled HTML Help (CHM) and PDF help files are now downloaded outside of the setup executable. This is an attempt to stop anti-virus detectors mistaking the setup file for virus/malware because the CHM has triggered a FALSE positive virus detection.
  • New Help menu options for PDF Help, Documentation, Readme and version history.

Version 1.33, 01 March 2021
Version 1.33 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Column highlighting is now handled by the UX Theme. Classic, modern and high contrast themes get different column highlighting.
  • Settings dialog now has Reset All and Reset buttons, allowing finer grained control over what gets reset than previously.

Version 1.32, 12 February 2021
Version 1.32 includes the following functionality:

  • Improvement to menu processing. Less CPU usage.

Version 1.31, 29 January 2021
Version 1.31 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.30, 05 January 2021
Version 1.30 includes the following functionality:

  • UX improvements.

Version 1.29, 26 November 2020
Version 1.29 includes the following functionality:

  • New Software Verify UX Theme. Easier to use. Calmer to look at. New icons.
  • Updated documentation.

Version 1.28, 09 November 2020
Version 1.28 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.27, 26 October 2020
Version 1.27 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for symbol server PDB fetch failing sometimes.
  • Bug fix for PDB reading failing sometimes.
  • Bug fix for crash with long symbol names.
  • Version 1.26, 26 October 2020
    Version 1.26 includes the following functionality:

    Version 1.25, 21 October 2020
    Version 1.25 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for filenames with non-ANSI characters in them (Chinese, Korean, etc).

    Version 1.24, 08 October 2020
    Version 1.24 includes the following functionality:

    • Misc improvements.

    Version 1.23, 02 October 2020
    Version 1.23 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix to for incorrect data insertion into an array.

    Version 1.22, 24 September 2020
    Version 1.22 includes the following functionality:

    • Misc performance improvements.

    Version 1.21, 18 September 2020
    Version 1.21 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release.

    Version 1.20, 14 August 2020
    Version 1.20 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for grid rendering. Fixes a rare crash.
    • Minor UX improvements.

    Version 1.19, 25 June 2020
    Version 1.19 includes the following functionality:

    • New SVL UX Theme.
    • Updated help to reflect the new SVL UX Theme.
    • Bug fix for displaying help.

    Version 1.18, 29 May 2020
    Version 1.18 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for Wait for Process.
    • Bug fix for callstack window not being cleared when session closed.

    Version 1.17, 22 May 2020
    Version 1.17 includes the following functionality:

    • Option to display events in most recent event first (this is the default).
    • Option to move to most recent exception when trace of all events is complete (this is the default).
    • Improved symbol handling.
    • Better exception naming, including many .Net Core internal exception names.
    • Automatic thread and DLL colouring to highlight Microsoft and SoftwareVerify threads and DLLs.

    Version 1.16, 14 May 2020
    Version 1.16 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for memory leak in Microsoft's CPngImage class. Replaced class with our implementation. We found this leak with C++ Memory Validator.

    Version 1.15, 05 May 2020
    Version 1.15 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release.

    Version 1.14, 20 April 2020
    Version 1.14 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release.

    Version 1.13, 20 March 2020
    Version 1.13 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for missing callstack after loading a saved session.
    • Added a context menu to the callstack viewer, can now copy data and launch tools based on the callstack values.
    • Ability to launch DbgHelp Browser, Map File Browser, TDS Browser to lookup symbols for any address in a callstack.
    • Misc static analysis bug fixes.

    Version 1.12, 15 March 2020
    Version 1.12 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release.

    Version 1.11, 02 March 2020
    Version 1.11 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release.

    Version 1.10, 26 February 2020
    Version 1.10 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

    Version 1.09, 07 February 2020
    Version 1.09 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for DLL inspection component (fixes a crash in rare circumstances).

    Version 1.08, 30 January 2020
    Version 1.08 includes the following functionality:

    • Misc bug fixes and UX improvements.

    Version 1.07, 20 January 2020
    Version 1.07 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes, etc.

    Version 1.06, 11 January 2020
    Version 1.06 includes the following functionality:

    • Launch dialog bug fix.

    Version 1.05, 02 January 2020
    Version 1.05 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for Save MiniDump.
    • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes and UI/UX tweaks.

    Version 1.04, 18 December 2019
    Version 1.04 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for launch dialog.

    Version 1.03, 03 December 2019
    Version 1.03 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for multi-threading. Ensuring threads are notified to end when they should be.

    Version 1.02, 02 October 2019
    Version 1.02 includes the following functionality:

    • Bug fix for reading a minority of PE files.
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

    Version 1.01
    Version 1.01 includes the following functionality:

    • Maintenance release.

    Version 1.00
    Version 1.00 includes the following functionality:

    Fully functional, free for 30 days