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[leafnode-list] Re: leafnode 1.11.8 release candidate #1

Am 07.06.2010, 13:55 Uhr, schrieb clemens fischer:

>> Matthias Andree:
>> GCC was trying to convey that I'd used a cast to reinterpret a
>> structure as a different one, and dereferenced its members.
>> ...
>> -    char addr[128]; /* RATS: ignore */
>> ...

> Another one:  is "RATS" the
> contemporary swear word or some quality assurance program like "lint"?

I'm not sure if shouting the name of a rodent would make a good swear word.

Actually that comment tells the "Rough Auditing Tool for Security" to shut  
up about the line that allocates a static vector (which means at the time  
I added the comment, I'd previously checked its uses).

I wouldn't call it quality assurance, because that would be stretching it  
quite far.  RATS is, in my perception, a tool to assist code audits.

URL: <http://www.fortify.com/security-resources/rats.jsp>, licensed under  
GNU General Public License v2.

Matthias Andree
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