Re: dmalloc is now required for gnome-core

Martin Baulig <martin home-of-linux org> writes:

> if you want to compile gnome-core HEAD, you must install dmalloc
> first (you can get it from - it is required, not
> optional.
> The code references a symbol from -ldmalloc to make sure the linker
> won't optimize it away - so you can't compile without dmalloc.
> Removing this dependency is highly appreciated, but all I can do is
> to wish you a happy debugging session if you want to do so - for some
> strange reason glib's malloc doesn't seem to work, but I don't get any
> warnings from dmalloc, not even in high mode.

Hmm, at the moment it seems to work without dmalloc again - so I
disabled it again. Let's see how long this lasts until it's broken again.

Martin Baulig
martin gnome org (private)
baulig suse de (work)

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