Monthly Archives: February 2010

Understanding Valgrind memory leak reports

I tried to write a tutorial focusing on the type of memory leaks as detected internally by Valgrind and the generated output leak reports.

The PDF is available in the following URL:

And the simple C tester to generate each type of memory leak (cases 1 to 9 in the Valgrind Manual) is available here:

Comments, fixes, whatever… highly appreciated. You could even send me a diff file to the original LaTeX source, available in:

The document is licensed under the GFDL 1.3, and the tester is published in the public domain.


The Pirate Banana

This is probably the weirdest drawing I’ve ever made… My brother-in-law asked me if I could draw a “Pirate Banana” to be used in the Carnival party soon in February… yeah, don’t ask me why he asked for that.

But here is what it came up after a couple of hours… (click image to see it bigger).

The Pirate Banana

The Pirate Banana

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