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New Tutorial: Know your CFLAGS

I've lately played a lot with Address Sanitizer, a feature of the gcc and clang compilers that enables additional checks for memory access errors. Surprisingly quite often you don't even have to fuzz an application to find errors, just running it already exposes bugs.

In response to this I wrote a small tutorial describing how Address Sanitizer and other compiler flags can improve software testing and development. I think this is a low hanging fruit measure to improve software quality.

Know your CFLAGS - simple Tips to find Bugs with Compiler Features


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Anon on :

What do you think of the extra sanitizer flags described on (although I admit a good number of them seem to be on by default in newer sanitizer releases)?

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