The Oracle Solaris Studio 12.2 Discover and Uncover User's Guide gives instructions on how to use the Sun Memory Error Discovery Tool (Discover) to find memory-related errors in binaries compiled on SPARC®-based platforms, and the Code Coverage Tool (Uncover) to measure code coverage of applications.
Note - This Oracle Solaris Studio release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures: UltraSPARC, SPARC64, AMD64, Pentium, and Xeon EM64T. The supported systems for the version of the Solaris operating system you are running are available in the hardware compatibility lists at http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl. These documents cite any implementation differences between the platform types.
In this document, these x86 related terms mean the following:
“x86” refers to the larger family of 64–bit and 32–bit x86 compatible products.
“x64” points out specific 64–bit information about AMD64 or EM64T systems.
“32–bit x86” points out specific 32–bit information about x86 based systems.
For supported systems, see the hardware compatibility lists.
This book is designed for programmers who want to use Discover to find memory access errors in their programs, and Uncover to measure code coverage. Users of Discover and Uncover need a working knowledge of Fortran, C, or C++, and some understanding of the Oracle Solaris operating system (Solaris OS) or the Linux operating system, and UNIX commands.
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Online help for all components of the IDE is available through the Help menu, as well as through the F1 key, and through Help buttons on many windows and dialog boxes, in the IDE.
Online help for the Performance Analyzer is available through the Help menu, as well as through the F1 key, and through Help buttons on many windows and dialog boxes, in the Performance Analyzer.
Online help for dbxtool and DLight is available through the Help menus, as well as through the F1 key, and through Help buttons on many windows and dialog boxes in the tools.
Online help for dbxtool is available through the Help menu in dbxtool.
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The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts
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