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Using AddressSanitizer & ThreadSanitizer In GCC 4.8

While born originally at Google as projects for LLVM, AddressSanitizer and ThreadSanitizer have been ported to GCC and will be part of the forthcoming GCC 4.8 compiler release. Back at Google, they're onto developing MemorySanitizer for LLVM. AddressSanitizer (ASAN) was developed at Google to be a fast memory error detector.  ASAN is capable of finding use-after-free and heap, stack, and global buffer overflow bugs within C and C++ programs. AddressSanitizer was merged into LLVM 3.1 earlier this year...

 

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