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Re: memory leaks in gnulib tests (for ASAN/LINT)

From: Tim Rühsen
Subject: Re: memory leaks in gnulib tests (for ASAN/LINT)
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2018 19:10:05 +0200
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On 10/9/18 5:22 PM, Bruno Haible wrote:
>> I don't intend to do anything about the not serious ones.
> The GNU standards [1] say so as well:
>   "Memory analysis tools such as valgrind can be useful, but don’t complicate
>    a program merely to avoid their false alarms. For example, if memory is 
> used
>    until just before a process exits, don’t free it simply to silence such a 
> tool."

This is wrong and ignorant in several ways. It really hurts.

Regards, Tim

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