[FFmpeg-trac] #1505(undetermined:new): Memory poisoning

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Mon Jul 2 15:20:12 CEST 2012

#1505: Memory poisoning
               Reporter:  ubitux     |                  Owner:
                   Type:             |                 Status:  new
  enhancement                        |              Component:
               Priority:  normal     |  undetermined
                Version:             |               Keywords:
  unspecified                        |               Blocking:
             Blocked By:             |  Analyzed by developer:  0
Reproduced by developer:  0          |
 It would be nice to have a --enable-memory-poisoning configure switch to
 make av_malloc() fill the memory with arbitrary random data. This could be
 enabled by default in tests/fate.sh:configure to do better memory testing
 on all FATE instances without needing an advanced an slow tool like

 Note: we should fill the requested size *and* padding.

Ticket URL: <https://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/ticket/1505>
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