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Re: [gnu-quality] valgrind

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [gnu-quality] valgrind
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 22:24:38 +0100
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Hello QA Dept!  :-)

Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:

> $ valgrind ./foo --bar
> It will print out a human readable summary.

What about something like:

  It runs Valgrind with its default analysis tool, `memcheck', which
  reports memory management and access errors in a human-readable way.

Other than that, looks good to me!

Perhaps this could be enclosed in a section on run-time memory
management error detection, with pointers to GCC’s Mudflap and

The document could also point at memory-safe languages available in GNU,
like, say, Guile.

What do you think?

FWIW, I second Karl’s suggestion to use Texinfo.


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