No corruption running in IDE
Posted on 2014-01-27
I have a large Windows Xp application built with Borland C++ builder 5.
Recently the application exhibits errors due to an Access violation exception which appears to be due to memory corruption.
The problem does not occur when the application is run in the Borland C++ builder IDE. I have set break points to trap the error in the debugger but the program runs without error when under he IDE.
Any suggestions as to how this issue can be tracked down ?
I have placed try .. catch blocks at various places and exceptions are caught so I can see what variables are getting corrupted (when not running in the IDE) but cannot see any further detail because the issue does not occur when running in the IDE.
I have attached to the process with the IDE and can see the corrupt variable but can't see what is causing the corruption.
What difference can running a program I the IDE make ?