how to compile valgrind

Kees Jongenburger kees.jongenburger at
Thu Jan 22 16:14:13 CET 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Christian Nolte <ch.nolte at> wrote:
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> Kees Jongenburger schrieb:
>> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 10:07 PM, hadroneo <hadroneo at> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I would like to use valgrind on openmoko,
>>> but when i do :
>>> $ make build-package-valgrind
>> Hello hadroneo,
>> valgrind  only supports x86 and ppc and not arm
>> greetings
> You could use valgrind in host based development, testing the
> application locally on your i386 architecture before uploading it on the
> phone or testing it in the qemu environment.

Indeed valgrind is an excellent tool. I only used to it to optimize
but is was great fun. With
being an execlent plugin for that purpose(knowing where the cycles are).

It certainly helped me port the xmoto game to maemo


> Best regards,
> Christian

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