pdb2mdb - Program Database to Mono Debugging Symbol converter.


   pdb2mdb pdb_file


   This tool is used to convert debugging symbols generated by Microsoft's
   compilers into  debugging  symbols  that  can  be  consumed  by  Mono's

   Program  Database  files are files that end with the extension .pdb and
   are associated with a library or executable  (a  .dll  or  .exe  file).
   This format was until recently not documented so Mono used its own file
   format for storing debugging information, the Mono debugging format.

   Just like PDB files Mono Debugging information is stored in files  that
   reside side-by-side with a program executable or a library.

   You  can  use  the  pdb2mdb  tool to transform these PDB files into MDB
   files that Mono can then consume to debug  programs  or  provide  line-
   number information for stack traces or exceptions.


   The  pdb2mdb  tool is  released under the terms of the Microsoft Public
   License (MS-PL).  JB Evain wrote the tool.   The  PDB  reading  support
   came from Microsoft Common Compiler Infrastructure.


   mono(1), mdb(1)



                             23 April 2009                      pdb2mdb(1)


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