On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 12:49:58AM +0000, Thomas Adam wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 01:42:33AM +0100, Dominik Vogt wrote:
> > Has anybody really used them in the last fifteen years?  Since
> > valgrind has become pretty stable and good I never saw a need for
> > dmalloc or efence any more.
> I agree.  It can go.

Good.  I'll make a patch.

> I know Dan used to use one of the proprietary IBM profilers on fvwm's code
> base from time-to-time as well, but I don't recall what that was called.

Purify.  It used to be quite good in finding the source of memory
errors, better than Valgrind, but not the best tool available.
With the steady Valgrind improvements and the amazing quality of
warnings you get from Gcc it's less important nowadays.


Dominik ^_^  ^_^


Dominik Vogt

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