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  • n. Plural form of heisenbug.


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  • We also cover the different business case for embedded systems (per unit cost) and some non-trivial developmental aspects (cross compilation debugging, heisenbugs).

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  • I hate heisenbugs, but I like it when they're really easy to find like this one.

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  • Instrumenting the program can cause changes in the performance of the program, causing inaccurate results and heisenbugs.

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  • Id tried running the application in debug mode for a while and could never get it to occur, but finally I saw it happening while I was running a release build (keep in mind that 53\% is indicating that one of my two CPU cores was saturated): Great, lets attach a debugger to see whats going on: Troubleshooting high CPU use often leads to chasing heisenbugs, since the CPU usage of course drops when you break into ... more

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