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GNU Checker
Finds memory errors at runtime

Checker was a debugging tool suite which was used to find memory errors at runtime.

This project was a GNU package. It has proved its great worth in the 1990 years but has since been decommissioned and is no longer developed.

This page has been left for the sake of posterity.


Former user manual in texinfo format is provided.

"IRC general" IRC general channel

Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterGenium29 January 2017

Leaders and contributors

Ben Pfaff Contributor
Tristan Gingold Former maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
User & DeveloperDownload
Savannah (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to buildgcc
Required to usegcc 2.8.1

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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