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Re: MemoryTracking internal adjustments

From: Kamil Dudka <>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:04:08 +0200

On Tue August 16 2011 13:05:54 Yang Tse wrote:
> Given that valgrind is generally available on linux systems would it
> be ok for you if the 'magic filling' got #ifdef'ed out when __linux__
> is defined at compile time?

When using up2date versions of gcc/glibc with optimization turned on, valgrind
reports a lot of false positives on string routines and other optimized stuff
[1,2]. On some Linux setups valgrind refuses to start [3]. Upstream often
does not provide any applicable solution [4]. I would not call valgrind
generally available on linux systems, or at least not generally usable.


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