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Re: Debugging memory leaks/stale references

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Debugging memory leaks/stale references
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 23:40:13 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> It might be interesting to keep track of malloc'ing of large blocks of
> memory, recording the last N large blocks allocated in a table.
> Or perhaps only those that do not hold conses, miscs, small strings, etc.
> This way you might be able to find some large blocks and then
> examine them to see what data is in them.

Other things that could be potential leaks are:

- realized faces / fonts
- cached images
- buffer text

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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