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Crash when opening C++ projects by Fredrik Orderud (GE)


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Type: Bug
ID: 800831
Opened: 9/15/2013 2:21:00 PM
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Description

VS2012 either becomes unresponsive or crashes when opening C++ projects. Performing a full uninstall and reinstall does not help.

Setup:
* VS2012 Update 3.
* Windows 7 x64 (fully patched)
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Posted by Fredrik Orderud (GE) on 9/24/2013 at 1:51 PM
Thank you for the update. I am, however, in need for a "hotfix" for the problem on VS2012, so waiting for VS2013 (or later) is not an option for me.

Could you please let me know if there is any way for me to work-around the problem?
Posted by Microsoft on 9/24/2013 at 1:01 PM
Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. This indeed is a bug in our product. We have fixed this issue in our internal builds, and the fix will be available in one of the future major releases of Visual Studio. Thank you for helping improve our product!

Sincerely,

Raul Perez
Visual C++
Posted by Microsoft on 9/17/2013 at 3:19 AM
Thank you for submitting feedback on Visual Studio and .NET Framework. Your issue has been routed to the appropriate VS development team for investigation. We will contact you if we require any additional information.
Posted by Fredrik Orderud (GE) on 9/16/2013 at 6:48 AM
I've now attached CrashingCppProject.zip that contains a minimal 1-file C++ project that causes VS2012 to crash when I navigate in the C++ file.
Posted by Microsoft on 9/16/2013 at 4:50 AM
Thanks for your feedback. In order to efficiently investigate and reproduce this issue, we are requesting additional information outlined below.

Could you please give us a demo project so that we can conduct further research?

Please submit this information to us within 4 business days. We look forward to hearing from you with this information.

Microsoft Visual Studio Connect Support Team
Posted by Microsoft on 9/15/2013 at 2:53 PM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(http://support.microsoft.com)
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Posted by Fredrik Orderud (GE) on 10/18/2013 at 4:08 AM
The problem does not seem to occur with the VS2013 IDE. Therefore, it's possible to work around the problem by using the VS2012 tool-chain from the VS2013 IDE.
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VsInfo.xml (restricted) 9/15/2013 -
UploadSummary-130915212101.xml (restricted) 9/15/2013 -
SolutionFingerprint.7280.html (restricted) 9/15/2013 -
ReproSteps.zip (restricted) 9/15/2013 -
AutomaticCrashDump7280.dmp (restricted) 9/15/2013 -
DxDiagOutput.txt (restricted) 9/15/2013 -
CrashingCppProject.zip 9/16/2013 2 KB
VsInfo.xml (restricted) 10/7/2013 -
DxDiagOutput.txt (restricted) 10/7/2013 -
UploadSummary-131007140735.xml (restricted) 10/7/2013 -