This is the second part of an investigation where I tried to understand why an application was randomly crashing with an AccessViolationException. This part starts when, as I ran out of easy things to try, I decided to map the assembly code of the IsLockHeld method to the original C++ code to understand exactly where it crashed.

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Kevin Gosse

Kevin Gosse has been using Microsoft .NET technologies for more than 15 years, across client, server, and mobile applications. Passionate about debugging. He is Microsoft MVP and is currently employed at Datadog, where he works on the performance of the .NET APM.