malloc debugger

Julian Elischer julian at
Tue Sep 16 10:24:07 PDT 2003

In the past I made changes to mprof to allow it to handle C++ larger
symbol names and have run it in threaded programs.. unfortunatly I don't
have it any more.. There were about 3 things that needed to be fixed..

On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Petri Helenius wrote:

> Julian Elischer wrote:
> >tried mprof?
> > =20
> >
> If you mean the "really old" one which haven=B4t seen that many changes i=
> the last
> 10 years, it dumps core when the command mprof is run.
> I also found a much more recent one, which claims to support threads, cal=
> mpatrol but it seems to suffer from the same issues as does dmalloc, wher=
> thread routines call malloc which ends up in infinite recursion and event=
> stack exhaustion and core dump.
> Pete

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