[fpc-devel]Improvements for heaptrc.pp

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri Oct 11 14:00:06 CEST 2002

On Fri, 11 Oct 2002 13:09:05 +0200
Jonas Maebe <jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be> wrote:

> On vrijdag, okt 11, 2002, at 12:41 Europe/Brussels, Mattias Gaertner 
> wrote:
> > So, what I need is a mem checker, that can detect double freed blocks 
> > AND that does not need keep_released, because I dont
> > have the time and mem to run AND that reacts with a useable output.
> Valgrind may work (http://developer.kde.org/~sewardj/). You have to use 
> cmem and compile without debugging information (you can inlcude line 
> information however), because it doesn't support all Pascal-specific 
> stabs and crashes on them. It can also detect a lot more problems, like 
> access to uninitialized memory locations etc. You may want to use the 
> "sloppy malloc" option however, since other wise you'll get a lot of 
> incorrect error reports are strcopy and friends.

I tried that and it gives a lot of warnings about uninitialised values in the glibc. I will try to understand that.


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