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ODSEE - How to Perform a Coredump Analysis for Memory Leak Problems Using 'mdb' and 'libumem' Tools on Solaris OS. ? (Doc ID 1315586.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.3 SP1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On the Solaris OS, you can use the libumem(3LIB) library as the user-mode memory allocator instead of libc. The libumem library can help find memory leaks, buffer overflows, attempts to use freed data, and many other memory allocation errors. Also, its memory allocator is very fast and scalable with multithreaded application


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In this Document
 1)  Libumem presentation
 1.1) What is  libumem ?
 1.2) Why using libumem ?
 1.3) Is it possible to use libumem in a production environment ? How reliable is libumem versus libc?
 2) Instrumenting an application with libumem
 3) Analyzing coredump with libumem
 4) Finding memory leaks
 5) Default Memory Allocator
 6) How to upload files
 7) References

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