Valgrind Memcheck tool

This article introduces Valgrind, a dynamic instrumentation framework to detect memory errors. The MemCheck tool, which comes as a part of the Valgrind framework, is used for this purpose. Throughout this article, the use of the term Valgrind implies the
Valgrind MemCheck tool.

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This article got published in Linux For You (now known as Open Source For You), February edition, 2013.