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Oracle® Developer Studio 12.5: Debugging a Program with dbx

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Updated: June 2016

showblock Command

The showblock command shows where the particular heap block was allocated from runtime checking. It is valid only in native mode.

When runtime checking is turned on, the showblock command shows the details about the heap block at the specified address. The details include the location of the blocks’ allocation and its size.


showblock -a address


address is the address of a heap block.