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A Few Useful Linux Commands

Here is a list of Linux commands that I have found to be really useful :

pdfunite : a really simple tool that does what it says – combines individual pdf… 175 more words


Direct valgrind to a file

By default, Valgrind writes its output to stderr. So you need to do something like:

valgrind a.out > log.txt 2>&1

Alternatively, you can tell Valgrind to write somewhere else; see… 15 more words


Valgrind To Debug Memory Leaks

Valgrind is a tool for memory debugging, memory leak detection, and profiling. It is named after the main entrance to Valhalla.

Valgrind was originally designed to be a free memory debugging tool for Linux on x86, but has since evolved to become a generic framework for creating dynamic analysis tools such as checkers and profilers. 330 more words

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Suppressions in Valgrind

Recently I was trying to find all the memory leak in my product. Now my product is very complex and uses couple of third party libraries. 304 more words


valgrind —tool=massif —-time-unit=B 


ms_print massif.out.** >log.txt




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Profile with valgrind/callgrind

Calling the profiler is really easy:

valgrind --tool=callgrind --dump-instr=yes --simulate-cache=yes --collect-jumps=yes program arguments