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Memory Management Debugger

Valgrind checks all memory operations in an application, like read,
write, malloc, new, free, and delete. Valgrind can find uses of
uninitialized memory, access to already freed memory, overflows,
illegal stack operations, memory leaks, and any illegal
new/malloc/free/delete commands. Another program in the package is
"cachegrind," a profiler based on the valgrind engine.

To use valgrind you should compile your application with "-g -O0"
compiler options. Afterwards you can use it with:

valgrind --tool=memcheck --sloppy-malloc=yes --leak-check=yes
--db-attach=yes my_application, for example.

More valgrind options can be listed via "valgrind --help". There is
also complete documentation in the /usr/share/doc/packages/valgrind/
directory. A debugged application runs slower and needs much more
memory, but is usually still usable. Valgrind is still in development,
but it has been successfully used to optimize several KDE applications.

Source Files (show merged sources derived from linked package)

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armv6-support.diff 302 Bytes over 2 years ago Download File
gcc5.patch 1.59 KB over 2 years ago Download File
jit-register-unregister.diff 7.15 KB over 2 years ago Download File
svn-r15766.patch 5.34 KB over 2 years ago Download File
valgrind-3.11.0.tar.bz2 11.4 MB over 2 years ago
valgrind.changes 33.4 KB over 2 years ago Download File
valgrind.spec 9.29 KB over 2 years ago Download File

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