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Vector Fabrics Admin Aug 3 Product news and updates / Announcements

Pareon 2.22 is the second release that features both Pareon Profile and Pareon Verify.
It is the first release to also provide a Jenkins plug-in for Pareon Verify.

Other noteworthy new features include:

  • Pareon now supports the ARM hardfloat ABI
  • Pareon now shows struct and class field names
  • Pareon Verify supports analysis of atomic memory accesses
  • Pareon Verify displays more info for memory leaks, including the last known location where a pointer to a leaked object was in scope
  • Pareon Verify now can handle all of the C++ standard library and will only generate appropriate messages
  • Pareon Verify now finds various types of "use after deallocation" errors
  • Pareon Verify merges reports from multiple runs and removes any resulting duplicate messages

Pareon 2.22 also has seen various bugfixes and speed improvements.

Vector Fabrics Support Jun 5 Product news and updates / Announcements

This release of the Pareon tool suite includes a new tool - Pareon Verify. Pareon Verify is a software verification tool that detects software bugs, such as uninitialized memory reads, memory leaks, unfreed memory, data races, and inconsistent locking.

We also improved Pareon's support for building and analyzing applications that have a build system that specifically tailors to the 'clang' and 'gcc' compilers, e.g. cmake.

Further, we fixed various compilation and analysis issues and reduced Pareon's RAM footprint.

Vector Fabrics Support Mar 5 Product news and updates / Announcements

This release extends Pareon's supported analysis platforms with the ARM Android platform for Android versions 4.0 up to 4.4 (corresponding to Android API levels 14 - 19). To facilitate analysis on an Android device you can set up a socket connection between the host and target device. Please see the help documentation for details.

We also extended the supported host platforms from Ubuntu 12.04 to include Ubuntu 14.04.

We improved support for building and analyzing applications that have build systems tailored to the 'clang' compiler. The Vector Fabrics 'vfclang' compiler is a drop-in replacement for 'clang'. The existing 'vfcc' compiler is a drop-in replacement for 'gcc'.

We reduced the size of executables generated by the vfcc/vfclang compiler and reduced the memory consumption for analyzing applications.

Finally we fixed various issues and implemented some usability improvements. In particular, we simplified and clarified the refactoring steps generated by Pareon's UI.

Vector Fabrics Support December 8, 2014 Product news and updates / Announcements

This release brings a speedup in execution and analysis of instrumented multi-threaded programs. We also extended support for signal handling and improved the presentation of signals and threads in the Profile views of Pareon. Finally we fixed various issues and implemented some usability improvements. 

Vector Fabrics Support September 5, 2014 Product news and updates / Announcements

This release fixes a few minor issues and adds more detailed information about components in the architecture pane.

Features:

  • More detailed information in architecture pane for CPU and memory components.

Bug fixes:

  • Fix issue in memory penalty computation.
  • Fix issue in iteration time variance histogram.