Backup *.pdb files from Visual Studio

To debug my executable if a customer reports a bug and sents a dump file of it, i backup all *.pdb files created.

I wonder if it’s recommanded to store all *.pdb files or can i skip files created by visual studio like vc141.pdb (vc142.pdb …) ?

Answer

It’s recommended to save all pdb files of the version that run on the production environment that related to your dlls all other pdb you can get from Microsoft.
http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols

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