cygwin-gcc-fopen bug? (Purify, valgrind)
Fri Dec 10 22:44:00 GMT 2004
Jim Kleckner wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
>> Maybe we should try and port the free open-source equivalent valgrind
>> (http://valgrind.kde.org/) instead? I haven't ever looked at this,
>> but it ought
>> to be possible. I note that you can use (a special variant version
>> of) valgrind
>> to verify win32 apps running on WINE. So I guess there's a
>> long-way-round to do
>> that already....
> Interesting tool and it looks promising.
> Without careful feature comparison, I can't be
> sure, but I'll bet there are significant checks
> that Purify does (if OCI is enabled) that Valgrind
> does not do.
FWIW, these folks have done a detailed comparison:
Valgrind does indeed look competitive, although
the authors weren't too explicit about what
types of errors were found by one and not
Now, I wonder how hard it is to port...
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