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
Filename Size Changed Actions
armv6-support.diff 0000000302 302 Bytes 11 months
jit-register-unregister.diff 0000007321 7.15 KB over 3 years
valgrind-3.15.0.tar.bz2 0020241437 19.3 MB 6 months
valgrind.changes 0000045131 44.1 KB 4 months
valgrind.spec 0000011554 11.3 KB 6 months
valgrind.xen.patch 0000104761 102 KB 11 months
Comments for valgrind 1

Luz Paz's avatar

Kunda wrote 6 months ago

Version 3.15.0 is latest stable