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2. Introduction

2.1. Purpose

Valgrind is an open-source tool for finding memory-management problems in Linux-x86 executables. It detects memory leaks/corruption in the program being run. It is being developed by Julian Seward.

2.3. Copyright and Distribution Policy

Copyright (C)2002 Deepak P, Sandeep S.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in Appendix A entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".

2.4. Feedback and Corrections

Kindly forward feedback and criticism to Deepak.P or/and Sandeep.S. We shall be indebted to anybody who points out errors and inaccuracies in this document; we will rectify them as soon as we are informed.