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Re: [Xen-devel] Static analysis: Code weaknesses

On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 10:10:52AM -0800, Jeffrey Karrels wrote:
> Hello All,
> I am in the starting stages of research into static code analysis of
> Xen (as well as correction/remediation). I noticed  a lot of comments
> towards code {sonar, surfer}, coverity, splint, etc in the forums, but
> most of the activity was back from the 2006-2008 era. Is anyone active
> in this area right now? I don't want to duplicate work and even better
> it would be nice to get a group together with a specific common
> objective. From a licensing perspective I am not sure how it works yet
> as I know some of the commercial tools have very strict contracts on
> releasing analysis output. With that said though perhaps others are
> using commercial tools already and we could be steered to utilize
> similar tools in order to collaborate.

Have you looked at smatch and sparse?
> Thoughts?
> Jeff
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