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Getting Valgrind to build on Debian 5.0.3

I’ve been trying this already several times over the last three months, but always failed to build the latest Valgrind from sources on my Debian box. At last I had success. More here

The problem appears to be that for some unknown reasons GNU Make (or one of its callees, e.g. the shell?!) acts up on cd $$subdir which is used in numerous places in the Makefiles in the source tree.

One Response to “Getting Valgrind to build on Debian 5.0.3” »

  1. Comment by Oliver — February 17, 2010 @ 5:41 pm

    Hey, it seems I have figured out the cause, not just the symptom and how to work around it. See http://blog.assarbad.net/20100217/not-valgrind-cdpath/

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