memory problem debugging

Earnie Boyd
Tue Aug 25 16:19:00 GMT 1998

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
memory allocation.

---Richard Caley <> 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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