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Re: Up-to-date Valgrind suppression file for GLib/GTK+ ?




On 12/30/2016 12:09 PM, jcupitt@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On 29 December 2016 at 23:55, Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> As Philip explained earlier in the thread, Valgrind can only accept a
>> single suppression file. So, if GTK+ ships a suppression file, it
>> would need to include suppression rules for all its dependencies, and
>> you would still be unable to add your own on top of that. The only way
> I realize you're talking about the default suppressions file, but of
> course valgrind can load many non-default suppression files at once.
> Up to 100, according to the man page.

you were quicker than me :) But yep, up to 100 and I think if an app has
more that 100 dependencies they've got worse problems that exceeding
this count.

Stefan
>
> $ valgrind --suppressions=/first/file.supp --suppressions=/second/file.supp ...
>
> So I think there would be some value in shipping separate, official
> .supps for glib, gobject, gio, gtk etc etc.
>
> We'd need one for each .pc file, so Stefan's suggestion of a
> pkg-config var sounds very reasonable to me.
>
> John
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