Re: "safe gcc" for checking memory errors (Andrew McParland)
29 Oct 1997 23:01:11 -0500

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From: (Andrew McParland)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 29 Oct 1997 23:01:11 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 97-10-122
Keywords: GCC, debug (Greg Ward) writes:
> I have a vague recollection from a year or so ago of stumbling across a
> reference to something called "Safe GCC" -- a version of gcc modified to
> do range checking and (possibly) detection of other memory errors. ...

Here's what I snarfed at the time:

*** GCC 2.7.2 with Bounds Checking: Version 1.02 released ***

The latest version of the patches that give full fine-grained bounds
checking to GCC (C only) have been released and are available from:


Please read the latest README file in that directory which will tell
you how to install and compile the patches. There are also binary
distributions for the following machines:

                i486-unknown-linux (ELF only)

Andrew <>

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