#format #json #cli #debugging #arguments #plain #argument

app pdbview

Microsoft program debug database (PDB) file information utility

10 releases (5 breaking)

0.6.0 Jul 11, 2023
0.5.0 Oct 19, 2022
0.4.0 Jul 20, 2021
0.3.3 May 14, 2021
0.1.2 Mar 13, 2021

#274 in Parser implementations

32 downloads per month

MIT license

2.5K SLoC

ezpdb API Documentation ezpdb on crates.io pdbview on crates.io


dumps a lot of information from PDBs


cargo install pdbview


pdbview 0.1.0

    pdbview [FLAGS] [OPTIONS] <FILE>

    -d, --debug      Print debug information
    -h, --help       Prints help information
    -V, --version    Prints version information

    -b, --base-address <base-address>    Base address of module in-memory. If provided, all "offset" fields will be
                                         added to the provided base address
    -f, --format <format>                Output format type. Options include: plain, json [default: plain]

    <FILE>    PDB file to process


pdbview example.pdb

Included Information

  • Used modules (libraries)
  • Source file names and checksums
  • Compiler information
  • Procedure information
  • Type information
  • Globals

Example Output

Assembly Info:
        Build Info:
        Compiler Info:
                Language: Link
                        Edit and continue:                       false
                        No debug info:                           false
                        Link-time codegen (LTCG):                false
                        No data align (/bzalign):                false
                        Manged code or data is present:          false
                        Security checks (/GS):                   false
                        Hot patching (/hotpatch):                false
                        CvtCIL:                                  false
                        Is MSIL .NET module:                     false
                        Compiled with /SDL:                      false
                        PGO (`/ltcg:pgo` or `pgo:`):             false
                        Is .exp module:                          false
                CPU type: Intel80386
                Frontend version: 0.0.0, QFE=0
                Backend version: 10.0.40219, QFE=1
                Version string: Microsoft (R) LINK
Public symbols:
        Offset     Name
        0x00006520 _ChromeMain
        0x00076480 _RelaunchChromeBrowserWithNewCommandLineIfNeeded
        0x020213C0 __ovly_debug_event
        0x02C8D7EC _nacl_global_xlate_base
        0x02C73640 _nacl_thread_ids
        0x02C63640 _nacl_user
        0x0241EA94 _p_thread_callback_dllmain_typical_entry
        0x00006580 _DllMain@12
        0x0241EAA8 ___xl_z
        0x0241EA90 ___xl_a
        Offset     Length     Prologue End    Epilogue Start  Name
        0x00006560 0x0000000B 0x00000000     0x0000000A     CrashOnProcessDetach
        0x00006570 0x0000000A 0x00000000     0x00000007     on_callback
        0x00006580 0x0000006C 0x00000003     0x00000068     DllMain
        0x00006520 0x00000034 0x00000007     0x00000030     ChromeMain
        0x020213C0 0x00000001 0x00000000     0x00000000     content::ContentMainDelegate::PreSandboxStartup
        0x00DFEF10 0x00000003 0x00000000     0x00000000     content::ContentMainDelegate::SandboxInitialized
        0x00DFEF10 0x00000003 0x00000000     0x00000000     content::ContentMainDelegate::ProcessExiting
        0x00001000 0x00000022 0x0000000A     0x0000001E     content::ContentMainDelegate::`scalar deleting destructor'
        0x01B22000 0x00000004 0x00000000     0x00000003     logging::LogMessage::stream
        0x004E0E10 0x00000003 0x00000002     0x00000002     logging::LogMessageVoidify::LogMessageVoidify


~86K SLoC