An environment variable in glibc. If set, it checks for bad free() calls and single-byte buffer overflows. If it's set to 1, it will print not-so-useful information to stderr. If it's set to 2, the process is sent a signal 6 (SIGABRT) upon failure, which is handy if you happen to be running gdb.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.