[Lazarus] Christmas present for Windows lazarus developers : Memproof instaler 2.2MB

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Dec 24 12:39:23 CET 2010

On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 12:11:20PM +0100, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> > Here is a link to Memproof_installer.zip (2.2MB).
> > 
> [snip]
> > Memproof will show all memory assignments and memory leaks. It will also jump to the line in your source code where the memory leak variable was created.
> > You then need to decide where to call Free or FreeAndNil for the object(s) which you created and forgot to free, causing the memory leak(s).
> While it is a nice gesture to give presents, I don't see the practical use.
> FPC contains this feature out of the box, you can just compile with -gl.

Afaik memproof (which is like AQTime-lite) needs explicitely debug format
support, and that's why it doesn't work after D7. For decent traces it also
required the TD32 debuginfo to be turned on, and I doubt it understands
stabs or dwarf.

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