[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] dec/developer: Add Valgrind / Address Sanitizer to the patch checklist

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sat Jan 12 16:28:27 CET 2013

Signed-off-by: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
 doc/developer.texi |    3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/developer.texi b/doc/developer.texi
index 7e4b12c..0439a50 100644
--- a/doc/developer.texi
+++ b/doc/developer.texi
@@ -507,6 +507,9 @@ send a reminder by email. Your patch should eventually be dealt with.
     Make sure you check the return values of function and return appropriate
     error codes. Especially memory allocation functions like @code{av_malloc()}
     are notoriously left unchecked, which is a serious problem.
+ at item
+    Test your code with valgrind and or Address Sanitizer to ensure its free
+    of leaks, out of array accesses, etc.
 @end enumerate
 @section Patch review process

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