Valgrind 3.13 Memory Debugger Supports Larger Programs, Many Refinements
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 18 June 2017 at 11:05 AM EDT. 2 Comments
Valgrind 3.13 is now available as the newest feature update to this widely-used tool for memory debugging and profiling.

Valgrind 3.13 adds support for larger processes and programs, improves existing platform support, has new heap-use reporting capabilities, and various smaller refinements and fixes. The amount of memory that Valgrind can use has doubled from 64GB to 128GB, support for loading large executables, updated C++ demangler, and more.

More details on Valgrind 3.13 via the mailing list announcement.

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