DynamoRIO.drmemory (Portable)

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DynamoRIO.drmemory (Portable)

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install DynamoRIO.drmemory (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade DynamoRIO.drmemory (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall DynamoRIO.drmemory (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade dynamorio.drmemory -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade dynamorio.drmemory -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install dynamorio.drmemory
    name: dynamorio.drmemory
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'dynamorio.drmemory' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller dynamorio.drmemory
    Name     = "dynamorio.drmemory"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'dynamorio.drmemory':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 10 Sep 2019.


Dr. Memory is an open-source memory debugger built on DynamoRIO and released under an LGPL license. Dr. Memory monitors memory allocations and memory accesses using shadow memory. It detects memory-related programming errors such as accesses of uninitialized memory, accesses to freed memory, heap overflow and underflow, and memory leaks. Its feature set is similar to that of the Valgrind-based Memcheck tool, though it operates on Windows as well as Linux and is twice as fast as Memcheck.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName = 'DynamoRIO.drmemory'
$url = 'https://github.com/DynamoRIO/drmemory/releases/download/release_2.2.0/DrMemory-Windows-2.2.0-1.zip'
$checksum = 'FB94511F05375B669F7EE90F374483E2EB199B82004404753FE10A895CA4D9C4'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$installDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                             -Url $url `
                             -UnzipLocation $installDir `
                             -Checksum $checksum `
                             -ChecksumType $checksumType

# the zip contains a subdir, we need something to point to the root of the installation
$DrMemDir = Join-Path $installDir "DrMemory-Windows-2.2.0-1"

# The package contains both 32 and 64 bit executables
# Depending on the OS we need to make sure we create shims for the correct bitness
if ((Get-OSArchitectureWidth 32) -or $env:ChocolateyForceX86)
    #32 bit
    $filesToShim = get-childitem "$DrMemDir\bin" -include *.exe -recurse
    $filesToShim += get-childitem "$DrMemDir\dynamorio\bin32" -include *.exe -recurse
    $filesToShim += get-childitem "$DrMemDir\dynamorio\tools\bin32" -include *.exe -recurse
    # 64 bit
    $filesToShim = get-childitem "$DrMemDir\bin64" -include *.exe -recurse
    $filesToShim += get-childitem "$DrMemDir\dynamorio\bin64" -include *.exe -recurse
    $filesToShim += get-childitem "$DrMemDir\dynamorio\tools\bin64" -include *.exe -recurse

# get all exe files
$files = get-childitem $DrMemDir -include *.exe -recurse

# get all files we don't want to create shims for
$filesToIgnore = $files | Where-Object { $_.FullName -NotIn $filesToShim.FullName }

# create the ignore files
$filesToIgnore | ForEach-Object { New-Item "$($_.FullName).ignore" -Type File -Force | Out-Null }

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
DynamoRIO.drmemory (Portable) 1.11.20000 143 Monday, September 9, 2019 Approved
DynamoRIO.drmemory (Portable) 1.11.17918 225 Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Approved

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