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Re: Windows build crashing today for me
From: Graham Bloice <graham.bloice () trihedral com>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:42:54 +0000

On 19 December 2013 16:00, Christopher Maynard <
Christopher.Maynard () gtech com> wrote:

Martin Mathieson <martin.r.mathieson ()    > writes:

My windows build (from current trunk) is crashing upon startup today,
the error "This application has requested the Runtime to terminate in an
unusual way".  The usual steps to get rid of this, i.e. doing a 'clean', or
a 'setup' and 'clean' don't make any difference.  And running within MSVC
2010 EE with all of the Exceptions turned on doesn't give any more

Is it just me?

I just updated to r54248, did a distclean and then recompiled using MSVC
2010 EE.  I'm running fine on Windows 7 x64.  I'm currently configured for

I would check your preferences.  In the past I encountered a similar
problem to what you're experiencing, and in my case it was due to a problem
with the snmp_users file.  You may want to just temporarily move all files
out of your personal configuration folder and see if it makes any
to startup.  If it does, then "divide and conquer" to find the offending

Good luck!
- Chris

With r54249, I see a similar issue to Martin.  A quick look with WinDbg
shows it to be in airpcap_loader.c, function test_if_on() where the boolp
member of the preference is dereferenced.  In my case it's 0xbaadf00d, i.e.
uninitialized.  I don't have time at the moment to look any further, but I
suspect this would impact all users who upgrade to this version.
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