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  Modern Memory Management, Part 2
Subject:   incorrect description
Date:   2005-12-01 06:49:40
From:   zooko
Valgrind doesn't work that way. All previous memory management checkers (including Purify) do, but valgrind doesn't. Instead, valgrind traces each bit of data as it works its way through your object code. Read the nice valgrind docs for a fuller explanation.