Sun Studio 12 Update 1: Debugging a Program With dbx

Turning On Memory Use and Memory Leak Checking

To turn on memory use and memory leak checking, type:

(dbx) check -memuse

When memory use checking or memory leak checking is turned on, the showblock command shows the details about the heap block at a given address. The details include the location of the block’s allocation and its size. For more information, see showblock Command.