Bug 474546 - Valgrind default suppression file is out of date
Valgrind default suppression file is out of date
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: valgrind (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-04 07:12 EST by Chris January
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:08 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:08:55 EST
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Patch to Valgrind's default.supp (8.62 KB, patch)
2008-12-04 07:12 EST, Chris January
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Description Chris January 2008-12-04 07:12:56 EST
Created attachment 325668 [details]
Patch to Valgrind's default.supp

The default Valgrind suppression file shipped with Fedora 10 contains references to libraries that don't ship with Fedora 10. This stops the suppressions from applying so bogus memcheck errors are reported which should have been suppressed.

1. The X11 suppressions refer to /usr/X11R6/lib* and /usr/X11*/lib* but the XOrg libraries are now installed in /usr/lib*.
2. The two libxcb suppressions reference glibc 2.6 but Fedora 10 ships with glibc 2.9.
3. The IceFlush error has an extra entry in the stack back trace that is not present in the suppression.

I've attached a patch that fixes these.
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