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Re: [PATCH 0/3] fixes for running the test suite with --valgrind




On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 08:57:10PM +0100, Thomas Gummerer wrote:

> I recently tried to run the git test suite with --valgrind.
> Unfortunately it didn't come back completely clean.  This patch series
> fixes a bunch of these errors, although unfortunately not quite all of
> them yet.

Thanks for trying that. I've largely switched to ASan over valgrind
because it runs _so_ much faster. Unfortunately it seems to miss
these uninitialized-memory cases.

I think using SANITIZE=memory would catch these, but it needs some
suppressions tuning. The weird "zlib reads uninitialized memory" error
is a problem (valgrind sees this, too, but we have suppressions).

-Peff