C++ static code analysis
I would like to know what tools are you guys using for this purpose. Is it worth the investment ? Has someone done some sort of comparison between the various tools like Code wizard, QAC++ etc ? Is it going to help if we want to standardize the coding practice in a company of say 500 developers ?
Well, I used PC-Lint for a while, which checks C++ code very thoroughly, and personally I liked it. It really demands a lot of discipline from the programmers though, if you do not want to drown in warning messages. Furthermore it has (or at least had, I do not know about newer versions) problems with pathnames with spaces in it, since it is completely command line based. I had to rename some directories to be able to use it.
Hmm, I found that PC-Lint really had trouble with the more advanced idioms that I reach for on a regular basis.
Whoever posted this topic was not me,
I found CodeWizard pretty helpful
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