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Software Freedom Conservancy Fundraiser

The Software Freedom Conservancy Fundraiser runs for another 4 days. We urge you to become a Sustainer, renew your existing membership or donate before January 15th to maximize your contribution to furthering the goals of software freedom! They have been a great partner to Sourceware, helping with the GNU Toolchain Infrastructure, putting developers and community […]

Valgrind 3.22.0

We are pleased to announce a new release of Valgrind, version 3.22.0, available from See the release notes for details of changes. Our thanks to all those who contribute to Valgrind’s development. This release represents a great deal of time, energy and effort on the part of many people. Happy and productive debugging and […]

Sourceware 25 Roadmap

Sourceware has been running for almost 25 years, providing a worry-free, developer friendly home for Free Software core toolchain and developer tool communities. And we would like to keep providing that for the next 25 years. That is why in the last couple of years we have started to diversify our hardware partners, setup new […]

Checking usage of realloc with Valgrind

Full article: Checking usage of realloc with Valgrind Summary: realloc has a surprising number of tricky corner cases to watch out for. Valgrind Memcheck will help you find various issues like using it with bad arguments, pointers that might have become invalid, and leaks of blocks that have been resized. Also, don’t forget to use […]

Sourceware joins the fediverse

A few weeks back Sourceware joined the Software Freedom Conservancy. This week Sourceware joins the fediverse at The account will be used for Sourceware announcements, notices about downtime and temporary issues with our network. Sourceware is run by volunteers who can be contacted on the public mailinglist [inbox]. Or you can file an […]

Sourceware joins Software Freedom Conservancy

After various discussions and lots of positive feedback Software Freedom Conservancy and Sourceware proudly announce that Sourceware today joins SFC as a member project! For almost 25 years Sourceware has been the long-time home of various core toolchain project communities. Projects like Cygwin, a UNIX API for Win32 systems, the GNU Toolchain, including GCC, the […]

Valgrind 3.21.0

We are pleased to announce a new release of Valgrind, version 3.21.0, available from Summary of new features valgrind now provides gdb python commands. These GDB front end commands provide a better integration in the GDB command line interface, so as to use for example GDB auto-completion, command specific help, searching for a command […]

Software Freedom Conservancy 2022 Fundraiser

Please donate to the Software Freedom Conservancy this year. Software Freedom Conservancy has been growing and is able to take on the work it does thanks to the incredible support of individuals who care about an organization who stands up for the equitable, ethical and end user focused technologies. They have been a great partner […]

New services for sourceware, SFC & FSF

The FSF was nice enough to host a video chat on Sourceware infrastructure – A presentation and community Q&A. Which was basically the BoF we had wanted to give about Sourceware Infrastructure at the Cauldron. Extended with some discussion on recent developments, Sourceware as Conservancy member project and collaboration with the FSF tech-team. It was […]

Valgrind 3.20.0

We are pleased to announce a new release of Valgrind, version 3.20.0, available from This is mostly a bug fix release to make sure valgrind works well against the latest gcc, glibc and linux kernel, but also contains a lot of work to make valgrind work better on FreeBSD. Plus a couple of new […]