Check for loaded DLLs

Hi , I wanted to pass on one of the methods that has helped in the past, in debugging client server applications, in which you may have several version of your dll. Making use of small utilities like WPS/Killer/Nuke in determing the DLL that is lodaed at run time. This helps you to sometimes sort of understand in which portion of your application, a problem occurs.

This becomes really useful when you distribute your software to users not necessarily in the same location and on diverse platforms (w3.1,w95, nt and so on). Sometimes a dump of the active dll's helps you nail down the problem.



Comments

  • 뭔소리여

    Posted by Legacy on 01/16/2004 12:00am

    Originally posted by: 흐미

    영어를 모른게 뭔소린지 하나도 모르겄네 ㅡ.ㅡ;

    Reply
  • Here's some utilities

    Posted by Legacy on 03/09/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Steve Greenland

    There is a nice DLL listing tool at http://www.sysinternals.com/ , along
    with a bunch of other cool tools.

    steve

    Reply
  • Here this should work

    Posted by Legacy on 03/02/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Michael

    // MODULE INFORMATION
    
    // maybe from MSDN listing - modified since then

    unsigned char *p = NULL;
    MEMORY_BASIC_INFORMATION info;
    char mod_list[2048]; // space for retrieved mod names.
    char mod_name[MAX_PATH];
    mod_list[0] = '\0';

    for( p = NULL;
    VirtualQuery(p, &info, sizeof(info)) == sizeof(info);
    p += info.RegionSize )
    {
    if ( (info.AllocationBase == info.BaseAddress) &&
    (GetModuleFileName((HINSTANCE)info.AllocationBase,
    mod_name, sizeof(mod_name))) )
    {
    strcat(mod_list, mod_name);
    strcat(mod_list, "\r\n");
    }
    }
    MessageBox(NULL, mod_list, "Modules", MB_OK);

    Reply
  • Check for loaded DLLs

    Posted by Legacy on 01/05/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: T. Sandy Matthews

    Sounds like a good idea. But I am reminded of the old joke:
    Do you know how to keep an idot in suspense?
    I'll tell you tomarow!
    What I am getting at of course, is where is the example?

    Reply
Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), physical assets are turning into participants in real-time global digital markets. The countless types of assets around us will become as easily indexed, searched and traded as any online commodity. While some industries will be tougher to transform than others – those with physical limitations, such as manufacturing, will be harder to digitize – untold economic opportunities exist for growth and advancement. Our research shows this will create a new "Economy …

  • By providing developers with the right tools to detect, understand, and fix problems early, your business can simplify software development, shorten development lifecycles, and improve the quality of software code. The end result is increased innovation, secure applications, and a faster time to market — all at a lower cost.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date