devel/valgrind - The NetBSD Packages Collection

Debugging and profiling tools

Valgrind is an instrumentation framework for building dynamic analysis
tools. There are Valgrind tools that can automatically detect many memory
management and threading bugs, and profile your programs in detail. You
can also use Valgrind to build new tools.

The Valgrind distribution currently includes six production-quality
tools: a memory error detector, two thread error detectors, a cache
and branch-prediction profiler, a call-graph generating cache and
branch-prediction profiler, and a heap profiler. It also includes three
experimental tools: a heap/stack/global array overrun detector, a second
heap profiler that examines how heap blocks are used, and a SimPoint basic
block vector generator. It runs on the following platforms: X86/Linux,
AMD64/Linux, ARM/Linux, PPC32/Linux, PPC64/Linux, S390X/Linux, MIPS/Linux,
ARM/Android (2.3.x and later), X86/Android (4.0 and later), X86/Darwin
and AMD64/Darwin (Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7, with limited support for 10.8).

Build dependencies

pkgtools/cwrappers devel/gmake

Runtime dependencies

lang/perl5

Binary packages

OSArchitectureVersion
(none)

Binary packages can be installed with the high-level tool pkgin (which can be installed with pkg_add) or pkg_add(1) (installed by default). The NetBSD packages collection is also designed to permit easy installation from source.

Available build options

(none)

Known vulnerabilities

The pkg_admin audit command locates any installed package which has been mentioned in security advisories as having vulnerabilities.

Please note the vulnerabilities database might not be fully accurate, and not every bug is exploitable with every configuration.


Problem reports, updates or suggestions for this package should be reported with send-pr.