memory leak detection

Anonymous
2002-12-11
2003-02-19
  • Anonymous - 2002-12-11

    Hi,
    does anybody know, if it is possible to use cppunit or any extension to cppunit to detect memory leaks.

    Thanks in advance for any answer,
    Ulli

     
    • Public Name

      Public Name - 2002-12-15

      We use CppUnit together with Rational's Purify.

      Most of the additional logic is in the build system and an execution-wrapper. The build system has an additional target to build a test program and instrument it for use with Purify. The wrapper runs the binary, requesting text-output from Purify (not using the GUI), and the output is diffed against an expected output.

       
    • Tarjei Knapstad

      Tarjei Knapstad - 2003-02-19

      Have a look at Valgrind if you're on linux:

      http://devel-home.kde.org/~sewardj/

       

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