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Re: Running bash under valgrind gives "invalid free()"

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Running bash under valgrind gives "invalid free()"
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:07:24 -0400
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On 4/12/17 12:58 PM, Hanno Böck wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:59:26 +0100
> Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:
>> ​frequently, it's the only tool that shows up bugs of this sort, as
>> it's rather more powerful than a debugging malloc library.)
> Try address sanitizer, it's pretty reliable and finds even more bug
> classes compared to valgrind. Just add -fsanitize=address to the CFLAGS.

It's a valgrind false positive. I run the entire bash test suite through
a version built with address sanitizer.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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