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Re: memory problem debugging
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com, Richard Caley <rjc at cstr dot ed dot ac dot uk>
- Subject: Re: memory problem debugging
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Mon, 24 Aug 1998 19:46:46 -0700 (PDT)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
This should be in the FAQ if it isn't already. Use the mmalloc
library that comes with cygwin. Note that it has two m's for mapped
---Richard Caley <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have a pervasive problem in some code I'm proting which has all the
> signs of a heap corruption. Can't isolate it by stepping or commenting
> out, so next step is a cleverer malloc.
> I tried compiling Gray Watson's debugging malloc library, but it is
> very unhappy (crashing in it's setup).
> Before I spend a lot of time reinventing/reporting wheels, has anyone
> got such a package running under cygwin, or have an alternative/better
> suggestion for how to debug heap problems.
> Thanks for any help.
> PS. Any guesses what the odds are that b19.2, b20 or whatever is going
> to be usable under win95? Is the current flakeyness a passing phase or
> a symptem of deep problems?
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