[asterisk-dev] valgrind errors

Atis Lezdins atis at iq-labs.net
Thu Oct 1 06:32:49 CDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 5:25 PM, Tilghman Lesher <tlesher at digium.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 September 2009 03:32:41 Benny Amorsen wrote:
>> Are errors shown by valgrind reason enough to open an asterisk issue?
>> With I get various valgrind messages, and I can either post
>> them here or report them on issues.asterisk.org.
> That depends upon the nature of the valgrind warnings.  Some of them are
> normal and not worth a bug report.  For instance, the warnings about the
> dynamic loader functions are false positives.  Anything about closing non-open
> file descriptors are also false positives.  However, if you have a bad read
> (somewhat bad) or a bad write (very bad) in non-codec code, those are worth a
> look to see if we can do something about them.

Perhaps it's good to add list of those false-positives to valgrind.txt?

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