How-to: Debugging CodeSmith Generator on Microsoft Windows 7 Tuesday, December 28 2010
Here is the quick overview of what you need to-do to enable debugging on a Microsoft Windows 7 machine:
- Update the Just-In-Time debugger setting DbgJITDebugLaunchSetting. The setting is found in the registry at [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETFramework].
- Set the value of DbgJITDebugLaunchSetting to 2.
- If you are using a 64bit operating system then you must also set the same key (DbgJITDebugLaunchSetting) in this folder [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\.NETFramework] to 2.
- If you run into any issues try running CodeSmith Generator Studio and Visual Studio as an administrator.
Now when CodeSmith Generator enters a break point you will see something like this:
Click Yes, debug CodeSmithStudio to continue debugging.