PM41274: Purify on Linux does not hide a PLK for the 4 bytes added by g++on malloced block

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Purify on Linux does not hide a PLK for the 4 bytes added by g++
    on malloced block
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    g++ adds extra bytes on the head of malloc blocks which
    result in PurifyPlus on Linux reporting bogus PLKs.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Purify now looks for and handles these extra bytes, so the
    PLKs aren't reported.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM41274

  • Reported component name

    RATL PURIFY LIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724I4301

  • Reported release

    701

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-06-10

  • Closed date

    2012-01-19

  • Last modified date

    2012-01-19

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL PURIFY LIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724I4301

Applicable component levels

  • R701 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Rational Purify

Software version:

7.0.1

Reference #:

PM41274

Modified date:

2012-01-19

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