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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).
I hate heisenbugs, but I like it when they're really easy to find like this one.
Instrumenting the program can cause changes in the performance of the program, causing inaccurate results and heisenbugs.
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