[Bf-committers] Debugging with GCC's Address Sanitizer

Lukas Tönne lukas.toenne at gmail.com
Fri Apr 26 14:31:17 CEST 2013

You wrote:

"Pros: Can use a breakpoint to investigate the point when error happens"

I'd like to just point out that you can do that with valgrind + gdb too:

This has proved valuable to me on more than one occasion. Maybe the new gcc
__asan_report_error is still a bit easier to use though.

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Just wrote down some info about how to use address sanitizer (now
> included with GCC),
> since I've found it useful recently and how to use with breakpoints
> isn't so obvious.
> Others who run into memory bugs once in a while may find it handy.
> wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Tools/Debugging/GCC_Address_Sanitizer
> --
> - Campbell
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