24-28 August 2020
US/Pacific timezone

State of flow-based diagnostics in GCC

27 Aug 2020, 09:00
GNU Tools track/Virtual-Room (LPC 2020)

GNU Tools track/Virtual-Room

LPC 2020

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Mr Martin Sebor (Red Hat)


GCC has a robust set of diagnostics based on control- and data-flow analysis. They are able to detect many kinds of bugs primarily related to invalid accesses. In this talk I will give an overview of the latest state of some of these diagnostics and sketch out my ideas for future enhancements in this area.

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Mr Martin Sebor (Red Hat)

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