How to debug with valgrind

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Using "valgrind"program help one to recognize memory errors. To debug with valgrind in command line while inside example directory execute following line

valgrind python >debugtest.out

debug process for "" is saved in "debugtest.out". various options of valgrind are accesable by this command

valgrind --help

so this could be a usefull option for complete debug

valgrind --leak-check=full python >debugtest.out

There are some cases in which valgrind gives "Conditional jump or move depends on uninitialised value(s)" message and the error origin is in some statements before. In this cases the "--track-origins=yes" can be very useful in finding the real source of error.

valgrind --track-origins=yes python >debugtest.out

If instead of the command line, the command is written in "emacs" reading the file is much easier.

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