Re: [eigen] MSVC debug tools

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This stuff seems very exciting, but the chief of MSVC debugging stuff
here is Hauke so let's wait for his reply, personnally I don't have
MSVC to try it!

2009/12/18 Björn Piltz <bjornpiltz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> There is an undocumented feature in Visual Studio which let's you
> avoid stepping into certain functions when you're debugging. This
> could be very helpful when debugging Eigen, since you often have to
> step in and out of trivial functions before getting to the real
> functionality.
> e.g. :
>       return ei_assign_selector<Derived,OtherDerived,false>::run(this->derived(),
> other.derived());
> Here you would have to step into derived() twice, before getting into
> the more interesting run().
> The fix consists of adding the following registry key to
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\9.0\NativeDE\StepOver
>       Eigen\:\:.*\:\:derived=NoStepInto
> or
>       Eigen\:\:.*Base\<.*\>\:\:.*Base\<.*\>=NoStepInto
> which will disable stepping into any empty constructor like
> MatrixBase::MatrixBase()
> I have attached a registry patch, but it would be great if someone
> could test it before I put it on the wiki. Also post candidates here
> for the most annoying functions to be included.
> You have to rename the file to .reg to use it.
> For reference here is a blog post describing the feature
> Björn

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