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Re: memory tracking

On Monday, October 08, 2001 17:46:13 -0400, dtennant@panasas.com wrote:
| Does the heimdal API provide any utilities for tracking memory
| allocations? I'm trying to track down the source of a few memory leaks,
| and I'm assuming there must be some tools used by the implementors to
| track memory.  I'm not looking for utilities that I can put in a reliable
| piece of code, just any debugging help I can get.

I suspect they use the memory checking in Linux's malloc() implementation. 
In the past the usual heavy-duty memory leak tracking has involved me 
building heimdal with Purify and mailing the reports to Assar :) but I 
don't know if they've come up with anything the main developers can use yet.

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