[gmx-developers] memory leak debugging ?

Berk Hess gmx3 at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 9 11:22:03 CEST 2002

>after some accumulated frustration over losing a day for finding
>a memory allocation related segfault in one of my programs, I tried
>a simple malloc debugger, which was indeed helpful.
>Now checking a bit more I found that there is a vast number of such
>tools, so I wonder whether any of the people on gmx-developers have
>experiences with packages such as

I have only used the extremely powerful insure software, which is 
only available for IRIX. insure checks any type of memory access.
If there is something similar under Linux I would like to know.
grompp, mdrun and some other Gromacs programs have been checked with insure 
the last few major releases.


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