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5.3 Explanation of error messages from Memcheck

Despite considerable sophistication under the hood, Memcheck can only really detect two kinds of errors: use of illegal addresses, and use of undefined values. Nevertheless, this is enough to help you discover all sorts of memory-management problems in your code. This section presents a quick summary of what error messages mean. The precise behaviour of the error-checking machinery is described in 5.5.

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