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Frequently asked questions about static source code analysis
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Doesn't ANSI C make lint obsolete?

Unix's lint was originally developed to help ensure consistency of function calls across boundaries. While the proper use of ANSI can help solve this problem today, most other sources of errors in C code remain, including the following: un-initialized variables, order of evaluation dependencies, loss of precision, potential uses of the null pointer, consistency problems, and programmer error.

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