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Old 11-08-2004, 05:54 AM   #1
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how to detect memory leaks

hi all,
Is there any tool to detect memory leaks in linux if present, how to use it?
how about Ingo's memleak detector ? how to install it +use it.

Old 11-08-2004, 06:19 AM   #2
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You could look for a program called Valgrind.
The easiest way to use it is through the kdevelop IDE; it's integrated in the later versions.

You can get help on how to use most programs by typing
man command
in a terminal.
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njamd is a useful tool for detecting malloc()'ed but not free()'d memory


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