[Haifux] [HAIFUX LECTURE] Valgrind - from magic to science - Shachar Raindel

Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda ladypine at gmail.com
Sun Jul 18 12:26:28 MSD 2010

Hello Avid Haifuxers,

Shachar's talk is postponed to Monday, July 26th, 18:30 (same place and
hour, next week) due to July 19th being 9th of Av.

There will be no Haifux talk tomorrow (July 19th).


On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Orr Dunkelman <orr.dunkelman at gmail.com>wrote:

> Next Monday, July 19th at 18:30, Haifux will gather to hear Shachar Raindel
> talk about:
> Valgrind - from magic to science
> Valgrind is an extremely powerful development tool, which detects and
> pin-points many common programming errors when running a program. Some
> examples for the problems it handles are many kinds of buffer
> overflows, using uninitialized data, accessing freed memory and memory
> leaks. Valgrind does that without need for recompilation of the
> program, simply by adding "valgrind" to the beginning of the command
> line.
> To an outside observer, this could seem like magic. In this lecture,
> we will take a peek under the hood of valgrind, and learn how the
> magic is done. I will also briefly introduce other, less known
> features of valgrind.
> ==============================================
> We meet in Taub (CS Faculty) building, room 6. For instructions see:
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> Attendance is free, and you are all invited!
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> 02/08/10 Zemereshet -  Yair Even-Zohar
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> 13/09/10 Secure File Systems  - Orr Dunkelman
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