[Xcb] A couple of valgrind complaints

Vincent Torri Vincent.Torri at iecn.u-nancy.fr
Fri Jul 15 04:22:44 EST 2005

On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Carl Worth wrote:

> Here's a tiny program that generates a couple of complaints from
> valgrind.
> The first is some uninitialized data being written out during
> XCBConnect[1]. I'm guessing this might be uninitialized padding bytes?
> I believe there was some discussion about clearing these bytes in the
> past. Was there ever a concrete decision?

I've already sent a mail about that. Jamey was aware of that. I don't know
how to fix that.

> Here's how I see the debate:
> 	PROS:	keeps valgrind happy
> 		purported compression benefits (unproven?)
> 	CONS:	extra work without improving correctness
> Personally, I don't care much about the potential performance impacts
> on either side. That leaves me with just "keeps valgrind happy" which
> is something I'd like to be able to do.

I would also like to see valgrind being happy.


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