Skip to content

Debugging DLL Dependencies#


  • enable loader snapshots via gflags
  • re-run your scenario under a debugger

Managed Dependencies#

  • Fusion Assembly Binding Log Viewer (Fuslogvw.exe) ships with Visual Studio and can be quickly accessed via the VS console
  • run as admin to get everything logged
  • more info

Dependency Walker#

  • When trying to find all the libraries the project is loading & the order, build with this linker flag: /verbose:lib
  • Use dumpbin & dependencywalker to find what libraries/dlls are linked against (MSVCRT/MSVCRTD/LIBCMT/x64 vs x86)
    dumpbin.exe /Directives                         # use to see the runtime library that is linked
    dumpbin.exe /HEADERS                            # use to see if x86 vs x64 in the machine entry
    DUMPBIN /LINKERMEMBER[:{1|2}] <libraryname.lib> # output all the exported symbols in a lib