Re: [Evolution-hackers] checking Evolution with valgrind

On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 15:03 -0400, Matthew Barnes wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 19:33 +0100, Patrick Ohly wrote:
> > > The best is that if you could track it down to Evolution, file a
> bug
> > > with the valgrind traces and CC me there.
> > 
> > ... this is exactly what I won't have time for - sorry! I was hoping
> > that some other developer would perhaps be motivated to use valgrind to
> > analyse some of these problems.
> I run Evolution and E-D-S under valgrind occasionally but haven't made a
> regular habit of it.  I'll try to start doing that regularly.

Great, here's a good reason to fire it up:

Hint: your changes seem to be involved in the use-after-free and ensuing
crash found in the nightly testing ;-)

My offer still stands: I could add interested developers to CC of the
emails which report nightly test success or failure. I look at the
results rather sporadically; this time only two days have passed since
the tests started to fail, but it could easily be a week or more.

The tests still produce new valgrind leak reports for which I don't have
suppression rules; in particular the "potentially lost" reports seem to
be a bit random. Currently I'm still in the "ignore leaks" mode and just
suppress anything that I find.

Bye, Patrick Ohly
Patrick Ohly gmx de

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