Re: Runtime Error


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Posted by John Kugelman on April 20, 2001 at 04:22:02:

In Reply to: Re: Runtime Error posted by William D McQuain on April 19, 2001 at 17:31:42:

William D McQuain wrote:

Hm.. the debug build blows up but the release build runs correctly? I'd say that indicates an error in the debug build logic, blame it on Microsoft, and move on... in release mode.

Really? I thought this is exactly why Debug mode exists—to catch errors that aren't caught in a Release build. If the error is deterministic, i.e. reproducible, then it definitely shouldn't be dismissed. Much more likely to have a program error than to discover a new bug in the compiler, especially since this program deals extensively with pointers.




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