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RefDbg GObject reference count debugger. GObject is used as a base library for GTK+, Gnome, Gstreamer, and many other projects. Software bugs related to GObject reference counting can be very hard to find and can cause memory leaks or program crashes. RefDbg aims to make the task of fixing these bugs easier.

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  •  08 Aug 2006 12:54

    Release Notes: Stack backtraces were vastly improved and now contains source code file names and line numbers. A list of active objects is written to the log file on exit to aid in tracking object reference leaks. Other performance and memory optimizations were made along with minor features and changes.

    •  05 Feb 2005 11:50

      Release Notes: Updates for glib-2.6.x, improved refcount timer expiration handling, improved display and object commands, bugfixes, including a fix for a problem that resulted in false positive errors, and documentation updates.

      •  08 May 2004 02:21

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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