[SOC] proposal -> valgrind
rob at codeweavers.com
Wed Apr 19 16:58:09 CDT 2006
Eric Pouech wrote:
> Another potential proposal for SOC would be upgrading valgrind to work
> with Wine.
> I've tweaked it a bit (some patches still floating around), but:
> - that's not complete (some items still don't work)
> - what's also completly missing is the support of native modules
> (especially when generating backtraces)
> - 16bit support (but we can safely leave it out for now)
> - and testing (and fixing) most of the implementations we have
> I've updated the Wiki page accordingly.
It would be really good for valgrind know about our heap implementation
so that it could report memory leaks. A solution I've done in the past
is to change all of the references to HeapAlloc/HeapReAlloc/HeapFree to
malloc/realloc/free so that it can report leaks, but that isn't very
I think that is something that could benefit Wine a lot and wouldn't
require very much Wine knowledge at all (although, it could require some
knowledge about valgrind).
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