What happened to Windows debug kernel?
Does anyone remember, in the distant Windows 3.x days there was a debug kernel, and you could switch between the normal and debug kernels using n2d.bat and d2n.bat?
I think that it's been replaced by the 'checked' build. See http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/ddtools/hh/ddtools/checked_6dir.asp for details.
I don't think the checked builds are very helpful (except for debugging device drivers).
The "debug" kernel was obsoleted by BoundsChecker. Share and enjoy! :-D
Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
"When running tests, you would see HUNDREDS of assertion failure debug traces fly across the screen. These were "bugs" but no one cared to fix them. IE was an especially voluminous source of assertion failures. "
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