How to run java.exe in Visual Studio

Pete Brunet pete at
Wed Jun 16 21:04:18 UTC 2010

In case it's useful info, so far I tried the second option "To import an
executable into a Visual Studio solution" here:
but it crashes.

Lussier, Denis wrote:
> 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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