valgrind or workalike on FreeBSD/amd64 7.0/8.0?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon Feb 18 11:50:43 UTC 2008

"Heiko Wundram (Beenic)" <wundram at> writes:
> Ulrich Spoerlein <uspoerlein at> writes:
> > When will mere mortals like us get a chance to play with it? I found
> > valgrind _very_ useful back in the 5.x and 6.x days.
> I just wanted to say that I'd also be very interested in testing it
> out (if you need testers for it), because currently I always (have to
> try to) compile applications I want to memcheck (which is my main
> reason for using valgrind) on Linux, which is a slight PITA.
> I'd be running it on i386, anyway.

The ports version is a little outdated, but it works fine on i386.  What
peter@ and phk@ are doing in p4 is to port a newer version to FreeBSD
and add amd64 support.  Hopefully, the upstream vendor will adopt those
patches so it doesn't have to be done over for every major valgrind

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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