valgrind on FreeBSD?

Gary Palmer gpalmer at
Wed Oct 5 23:49:03 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 11:06:04PM +0200, V??clav Zeman wrote:
> Hi.
> No matter what I try, valgrind on 7.3-STABLE is giving me this, both Valgrind
> ports:
> valgrind: Startup or configuration error:
>    Can't establish current working directory at startup
> valgrind: Unable to start up properly.  Giving up.
> What do I need to do to make it work?

I just tried it on 7.4 and it appeared to work for me.  

Your error message suggests a permissions problem.  If you ran


from your shell in the directory you were trying to run valgrind from
and as the user you were trying to run valgrind from, does pwd give
an error also?


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