malloc and free

Ken Foskey foskey@optushome.com.au
Wed Dec 29 09:54:00 GMT 2004


On Fri, 2004-12-24 at 18:40 +0000, Ankit Jain wrote:
> hi
> 
> routine xyz uses malloc and free functions. it gives
> accurate and correct result if called once. 
> 
> but if the function is called in a loop N number of
> times then probably it gives segmentation fault.
> 
> what is the reason?  can any body guess or test code
> is needed?

If you are using Linux X86 try the code under valgrind.

You could also compile your code with -g and run it under gdb.

Otherwise your question is so vague it is impossible to work out how to
help you.

-- 
Ken Foskey
OpenOffice.org developer




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