Re: [Fedora-tools-list] whatever happened to "lint"?

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On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, K. Richard Pixley wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >  is lint gone?  has it been subsumed into gcc?  obviously, it's been
> > a while since i've bothered to use it, now i don't know where to look
> > for it.
> >
> The original unix lint is long gone, gone with k&r c.

as jakub pointed out, there is "splint", which i'd never heard of

> Gcc -Wall does a much better and more thorough job than unix lint
> ever did, and doesn't require a separate compilation pass.

and this is also a good point -- i may reconsider the use of splint
and just crank up the warning level, unless there are some obvious
benefits to splint over "gcc -Wall".


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