[Owasp-esapi-c++] Test Suite and Valgrind

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 14:46:10 EDT 2004


On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 11:31 PM, Kevin W. Wall <kevin.w.wall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 10:43 PM, Jeffrey Walton <noloader at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I'm trying to run the test suite through Valgrind. I have *never* seen
>> so many reported issues. I don't know how many precisely, but the
>> console spits out between 10,000 and 20,000 lines.
>>
>> When I run a hand crafted test using TestMainWin32.cpp (providing
>> main()), I get about 30 lines of verbose preamble and no issues.
>>
>> Does anyone have a Boost suppression file or know how to clear *en
>> masse* errors reported against Boost::Test?
>
> I have no idea. I thought that Wichers or whomever was going to buy a copy
> or two of IBM Rationale Purify, which, if you've ever used it, you'd probably
> prefer it over valgrind.
I think its on the wish list. Until Santa brings its, we'll have to
rough it the po' man's way.

> If you really want to know how to handle the valgrind issues, I'd suggest a
> post to the Boost and valgrind forums.
http://lists.boost.org/boost-users/2011/08/70235.php

Jeff


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