Project info for Valgrind

Share This Created 6 Sep 2003 at 22:21 UTC by gobry.

Homepage: http://developer.kde.org/~sewardj/

Freshmeat page: http://freshmeat.net/projects/valgrind/

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Valgrind is a tool that helps you find memory management problems in programs. When a program is run under Valgrind's supervision, all reads and writes of memory are checked, and calls to malloc/new/free/delete are intercepted. As a result, Valgrind can detect problems such as use of uninitialized memory, reading/writing of memory after it has been freed, reading/writing off the end of malloced blocks, reading/writing inappropriate areas on the stack, memory leaks in which pointers to malloced blocks are lost forever, passing of uninitialized and/or unaddressable memory to system calls, and mismatched use of malloc/new/new [] vs. free/delete/delete [].

License: GPL

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