CRT Debugging Techniques
If you are debugging a program that uses the C run-time library, these debugging techniques might be useful.
In This Section
Describes the debugging support provided by the C Run-Time Library and provides instructions for accessing the tools.
Provides information about the _RPTn and _RPTFn macros (defined in CRTDBG.H), which replace the use of
printf statements for debugging.
Discusses the special Debug versions of the heap allocation functions, including: how the CRT maps calls, the benefits of calling them explicitly, how to avoid conversion, tracking the separate types of allocations in client blocks, and the results of not defining _DEBUG.
Provides links to memory management and the debug heap, types of blocks on the debug heap, using the debug heap, heap state reporting functions, and tracking heap allocation requests.
Lists links to client block hook functions, allocation hook functions, allocation hooks and CRT memory allocations, and report hook functions.
Covers techniques for detecting and isolating memory leaks by using the debugger and the C Run-Time Library.