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Old 01-03-2008
Looking for memory leaks freeware tools

Hello all
Is there good free ware tools to check software memory leaks ?
Some thing like purify

on unix platforms sun/hp/linux
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Old 01-03-2008
Here are a few C/C++ related memory leak tools to investigate:

electric fence
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Old 01-03-2008
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Old 01-04-2008
The dbx debugger provided with Sun Studio contains a memory access and leak checker. I've used it on Solaris for years.

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