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

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

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

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 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
References


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