Strange crash in glibc

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Sat Mar 25 12:56:13 MST 2006


On Sat, 2006-03-25 at 12:38 -0700, Steve wrote:
> I'm just looking for troubleshooting ideas, like where I might want to
> start looking the code base is over 50 MBs of C++ and I'm only now
> just familiarizing myself.
> Sadly since it is a closed source app I can't use the many eyes
> approach, but I'm hoping there is a clue somewhere that can let me
> know where the memory is getting corrupted.

Probably you'll want to run valgrind.  Valgrind can detect these types
of double-free situations (very common errors in C and C++).

Michael


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