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>What we did was also poison the memory freed with 0x0d's so any deref
>would cause a fault and a crash right away.

Good idea, at least for debug versions. I think I did this myself,
although as I recall I used the hex pattern "FEED FACE DEAD BEEF" -
which I picked up way back in high school when I cut my teeth on the
IBM 1130.

You probably wouldn't want to spend the overhead on the memset() calls
in a production version.


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