How to run java.exe in Visual Studio

Lussier, Denis denisl at
Wed Jun 16 20:53:33 UTC 2010

I am very interested in this and NO I haven't figured it out yet.   I
presently build a publically available OpenJDK 6 Win32 installer.  I'd
love to be able to do a little basic debugging/investigation of a few
issues I see when running Eclipse.

--Denis Lussier

On 6/16/10, Pete Brunet <pete at> wrote:
> I'd like to use the Visual Studio debugger (VS 2010 Pro in my case) to
> set breakpoints and step through the OpenJDK source.  Has anyone
> documented how to set up an OpenJDK Visual Studio project?  I'd like VS
> to be aware of all the OpenJDK source and the built PDBs.  Also, through
> the VS GUI I can attach VS to the running java process, but it might be
> better to activate java.exe from VS.  Please let me know if you've
> already determined how to do any of this.
> Thank you, Pete
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