Why can't I use Visual C++ debugger with SDL applications?

You need to pass the SDL_INIT_NOPARACHUTE flag to your calls to SDL_Init() to make the msvc debugger work. Otherwise the debugger will be unable to trace exceptions, and other debugging features like run to cursor won't work.

FAQ_Windows_Using_Visual_C++_Debugger (last edited 2008-04-17 08:18:21 by localhost)