Subject: Re: memory (leak) debugging

Re: memory (leak) debugging

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 20:44:20 -0600

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 12:09:00AM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> In order to help us track memory leaks etc in a useful manner, and perhaps
> especially on platforms without valgrind, I think we should consider
> implementing or using some kind of memory debugging system.
> Does anyone have any positive experience with something existing to share?
> Like with or similar? That looks like a fine lib to work
> with for our use case...

I've played with glibc's mtrace a bit. It's pretty basic, but it seems to
give about the same level of capability as libcurl's memdebug subsystem.

>>> Dan

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