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pset5 speller memory errors with valgrind

i've been working in pset5 and cannot make it work. I've read some similar questions and made some improvements to my code, but still can't figure what is wrong. Any tips are welcomed! Here is my code:...
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Lab 4 problems when the audio is clearly altered

Source file: #include <stdint.h> #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> // Number of bytes in .wav header const int HEADER_SIZE = 44; int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { // ...
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Pointers Memory Allocation

Here I have a user-defined structure "person" that stores two pointers one for the name and one for the phone number. I create an array people of length 2 of type person. Each of the ...
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Filter - Structures & Headers

The problem statement states that BMP files have a particular header with: (1) BITMAPFILEHEADER 14 bytes long and (2) BITMAPINFOHEADER 40 bytes long. bmp.h (provided) includes the definitions of the ...
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Pset4 - Memory/reflection problem

So I've been on this reflection in pset4's memory problem for well over an hour and I can't seem to get the first column of height to reflect. Only the first column too, everything else reflects. here'...
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PSET4 Blur not passing Check50

My code seems to work (when visually inspecting output files), but Check50 does not pass it. I'm struggling to understand what is causing this issue despite having repeatedly read over the code and ...
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PSET 5 SPELLER - Passing Valgrind but not Check50

I am very close to solving this, my code is returning 0 errors from Valgrind when I run that on its own, but its not passing the memory errors parameter in check50, so I'm very confused. Any help ...
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Why is the reference variable for dynamically allocated memory lower on the stack?

#include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <string.h> int main(void) { int n = 5; char str1[n]; char *str2; char str3[] = "World!"; // ...
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Why Doesn't fwrite overwrite previously copied data?

I'm beginning to wrap my head around the week 4 problem set, and I'm confused about how the fread and fwrite functions work. As I understand it, fread tells the computer to copy data into RAM, and ...
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dynamically allocated memory for a node is changed without any dereferencing?

I am in week 5(data structures) and I tried to make a simple binary search tree. then I tried to create a function for getting around on this tree! this is a part of get_around function : printf(&...
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According to CS50 Lecture 4 on Memories, my code should not be able to compare two strings and print"same". But it does print "same". Why?

Was expecting it print out "different" since I've created 2 different variables and stored the same values MANUALLY TYPED OUT. According to lecture 4, strings are pointers and when compared, ...
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pointers and addresses

int m=10; int *ab=&m; printf("address of *ab:%p\n",&*ab); printf("adress of ab:%p\n",&ab); output: address of *ab:0x7ffd85fddefc adress of ab:0x7ffd85fddf00 i ...
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code is free(): invalid pointer and Aborted, and I don't understand why

at first it worked. But i make style and add more coment and it was broken. It makes all images but in the end: free(): invalid pointer Aborted and i don't understand why. I rewrite code and all work....
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My program is not free of memory errors Speller Pset 5. Can anyone help?

I am working in Speller of PSET5. My program compiles and only has one problem :( program is free of memory errors valgrind tests failed; rerun with --log for more information. The rest of the ...
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i don't know what is wrong when i run the program the output is all zeros

void blur(int height, int width, RGBTRIPLE image[height][width]) { double red_sum ; double green_sum ; double blue_sum ; double counter; RGBTRIPLE new_image[height][width]; ...
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PSET 4 Recover - Copy-Pasting 1 Line from 1 Place to Another Causes Huge Error

This Code Below Worked Fine, I got Passed!! #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <stdbool.h> #include <stdint.h> typedef uint8_t BYTE; int main(int argc, char *...
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"File size limit exceeded" in Recover - how does file writing work?

I've been quite frustrated by trying to make progress in Recover. When I run my code, I am unable to make even the first JPEG file as the program continues running until the file size is exceeded. I ...
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Pset5 Memory leak in unload()

I've been working on speller for about two weeks now and I've finally got the programm to work, but valgrind cam up with a few memory errors. I've managed to solve most of them on my own, but the leak ...
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Memory issue (Valgrind "Still reachable")

My code seems to pass all the Check50 tests except the one for memory as valgrind returns a "still reachable" error. Not sure what needs to be done, any help will be appreciated. Thanks! My Code #...
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Pset5 Valgrind Error: Reachable Memory

I've been on the speller problem for a while and I don't understand where i'm going wrong. Any help would be much appreciated. I'm getting the following error from valgrind when i run it alongside --...
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Speller, pset5. Help fix memory loss. How to fclose properly? How to close char *index = malloc(46)?

I have a problem here, if I fclose(dict_source) (comment where I place it) all code stop working (code stop find misspelled words), also if I try free(index) it's return free(): invalid pointer. Other ...
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valgrind return memory leaking even after free()

This is a code that I have written based on 2013 Section question. I put free at the getAge() function but it is still returning error after running valgrind through it. I really dont know why. Any ...
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"Still reachable" in Valgrind

I have noticed on a few programs that, while none of them have any memory leaks, flag a "still reachable" message when run via valgrind. Does "still reachable" simply mean that there are pointers in ...
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Intuition for what is statically allocated memory vs dynamically allocated memory

So I'm just finishing Lecture 3, and even after research, I can't get a visceral handle on the difference between the two. Yes, I know that one is in stored in the heap, and the other in the stack, ...
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Problem Set 4 Valgrind

I tried to implement Speller, but check 50 returns: :( program is free of memory errors valgrind tests failed; rerun check50 with --log added to end of command for more information. When I run ...
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Speller (pset 4 2019) - Can't fix memory leak in hashtable

I've been working on speller, and all my code does the job fine but I can't get rid of the memory leak valgrind is giving me. It seems to be something to do with my load function. I think it's my ...
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pset5 speller program is free of memory errors

I have search around alot of places and even looked at others code but I dont find my code is that much different. I keep getting program is free of memory errors if I check with cs50. I can run my ...
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Pset5 - Memory leaks - conditional jumps?

My code goes through check50 however it fails due to valgrind test failures. I have looked at the lines the log errors refer to with no avail. What steps should I take to fix this? checking that ...
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Pset5 speller: how can I navigate through the Trie and free the nodes?

so I am stuck on this PSET5 speller for a quite while now, trying different approaches, looking at available information in CS50, shorts, pset problem explanation and I couldn't get to free all the ...
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pset5 speller how to only use 7.4 kb memory?

I found in the Big Board (Spring 2018) that some people only used 7.4 KB memory (as highlighted), while the dictionary contains 140k words. I don't understand how that's possible.
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Errors from context when running trie dictionary from pset5 speller through valgrind

I've managed to implement a trie data structure for speller, and it seems like there are no memory leaks, but when I run valgrind -v ./speller texts/lalaland.txt I get quite a lot of errors from ...
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Pset4 - Array declaration- Heap

In shorts of Pset4 it was mentioned, that pointers are created in heap. Does it mean, that all arrays are stored in heap?
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i don`t know what is wrong with my unload function?

enter code here /** * Implements a dictionary's functionality. */ #include <stdbool.h> #include<cs50.h> #include <strings.h> #include <stdio.h> #include <...
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Pset5 Speller Valgrind error

I got Pset5 Speller to work correctly but I am getting a Valgrind error as follows 568 bytes in 1 blocks are still reachable in loss record 1 of 1: (file: dictionary.c, line: 108) for all the words. ...
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Memory leakage PSET 5

I've successfully implemented the dictionary and it fully works. When I run valgrind I get 2 nodes (224 bytes each) that are leaking. I really don't know how to fix this. Can someone help? ==1316== ...
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pset 4 recover related question

In pset 4 we were suppose to recover images deleted from a camera memory card by means of reading card.raw and writing the jpeg data when a signature was found. Now suppose I want to recover data ...
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Memory address in 64 bit OS

How long is the memory address of a single byte of 8 bytes allocated to pointer variable in a 64bit OS?
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Writing a word puzzle solver and having a problem with freeing heap memory. Would really appreciate some help!

I am having some trouble with heap memory. I am writing some code to solve word puzzles - (from a game called Countdown here in the UK). The game is that you are given 9 letters and the goal is to ...
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GetString() & Dynamic Memory Allocation

I observed in a walkthrough video in Week 4 (structs-0, I believe) David mentions that any variable created with GetString() should be free()d after its usage, due to the fact that, I vaguely quote ...
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(pset5) valgrind - 1 block not freed

I've grinding away at this one problem for a couple of days now, and can't quite work out what's going wrong. My code passes check50. The output is fine. I'm relatively happy with how quickly it runs. ...
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What will realloc() do if the contiguous memory location is already occupied?

Consider- char* name1 = malloc(4 * sizeof(char)); name1 = "Mike"; Now if i want to put "Mike Smith" in the same string "name1", I need 6 more bytes of memory (one for the space and 5 for "Smith". ...
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When we free a dynamically allocated memory, what happens to the pointer pointing at it?

After watching section on "Dynamically allocated memory" (from Week 4) several times, I still have a question unanswered. Consider the following code- // Allocates 4 bytes of memory on heap and ...
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Week 4, Section : Dynamic Memory Allocation

After watching Dynamic Memory allocation section and reading this i am a bit confused, if declaring an array int array[10]; and allocating using malloc int* parray = malloc(10 * sizeof(int));...
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2D array of given size

I want to create a 2D array of ints, where the array's dimension is given at run time (not compile time). So far, I have been using: int **ptr = malloc(m * sizeof(int*)); for (size_t i = 0; i < m;...
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memory allocation observation.

int* x = malloc(10 * sizeof(int)); int y[10]; x[10] = 0; y[0]=1; what is the difference when you allocate memory with this for this two variants. using *x seems to allocate 10 integers using malloc ...
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pset2 Vigenere printf of encrypted string shows 'funny' chars but looping through doesn't. Why?

The first line under // Return when uncommented prints funny chars sometimes ... always when the message to encrypt is one char long. But when looped through as in the block two lines below // ...
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PSET5 - Help with Valgrind? error : "uninitialised value(s)"

I have ran speller in valgrind to see if there was memory leaks and its appears that all memory allocated have been freed. But, I get many errors of type : "Conditional jump or move depends on ...
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How to end with an unsuccesful memory allocation?

when allocating memory, it is recommended to manually check whether the allocation was successful (or more accurately, terminate the program if it wasn't). Main: int main (void) { char *c = ...
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Memory overlap in C

So I am learning C and I have to implement the memset() and memcpy() functions. I've looked them up in linux man pages and I saw that the first takes care of overlapping memory situations but the ...
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Dose anyone know where memory allocated in resize.c and copy.c? [closed]

I've checked valgrind resize and found out i have a memory leak , 28 byte lost in 3 blocks to be exact , and i don't know where they are allocated , i think in fread and fwrite , but i dont know how ...