Re: [Circle] Memory problem ?

From: Remko M. Wiersma (
Date: 08/12/96

> There exists good tools for finding memory leaks (Purify is a VERY good 
> commercial one), and on most (if not all?) unix systems there exists a program
> called lint, that can give warnings about memory allocations not freed.

There is a program called dmalloc that does about the same. It can 
tell you where memory was allocated that wasn't freed after the 
program was shutdown (source file and line number). It's fairly easy 
to trace large leaks this way.

dmalloc can be found at:


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