PDB

Posted by Nishithraj under Regular Expressions on 1/28/2010 | Views : 1724 | Status : [Member] | Replies : 1
What's the real need of PDB file? Whether its a required file for development or deployment???

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Nishithraj Narayanan



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Posted by: RtpHarry on: 1/28/2010 [Member] [MVP] Bronze

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Hi,

A quick google will answer this:

http://www.geekpedia.com/KB21_Do-I-need-the-PDB-(.pdb)-file-when-I-deploy-my-ASP.NET-application.html

Basically it is the debug symbols so that when you have an error in your app while you are running it in the debugger it can match up the error in the IL code to a line in your source code.

When you run it in release mode you wont need this file.

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