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Old 11-13-2009, 10:29 PM
Laszlo Papp
 
Default Add valgrind usage for testing purpose into the HACKING guide

Signed-off-by: Laszlo Papp <djszapi@archlinux.us>
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HACKING | 10 ++++++++++
1 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/HACKING b/HACKING
index 09e782d..954d4b7 100644
--- a/HACKING
+++ b/HACKING
@@ -133,6 +133,16 @@ For pacman:
#include "anythingelse.h"
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+How to test pacman more using valgrind?
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+Try to run some commands using valgrind with a command like:
+
+valgrind --leak-check=full --trace-children=yes -- src/pacman/.libs/pacman -Syu
+
+Be careful, valgrind reports lots of errors, even some errors that may not be related to
+pacman. You should have a little experience of valgrind to ignore the noise.
+
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vim: set ts=2 sw=2 syntax=asciidoc et:
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