FAQ: Why does FxCop generate violations against itself? [Michael Fanning]

We recently received a question regarding why FxCop violations occur against itself. This topic has already been partly covered by http://weblogs.asp.net/fxcop/archive/2004/01/08/48853.aspx but since there are a few FxCop-specific details for this variant of the question, I thought I’d post some additional comments. —–Original Message—–From: <MS Consultant> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 12:39 PMTo: FxCop TeamSubject: FxCop turned…

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What’s In The New Version Of FxCop [Michael Fanning]

As mentioned in previous blog and bulletin board posts, we’re in the final weeks of testing a new update to FxCop. This is a very significant update and I thought I’d post some information on what to expect in the release.   No more locks on assemblies or pdbs   FxCop uses a new, thread-safe,…

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Code Analysis of Microsoft Assemblies [Michael Fanning]

For the (real) inaugural post, Michael Fanning explains why some shipped Microsoft managed assemblies have fxcop violations, a very good question. It’s also a good insight into how we use FxCop internally at MS. —–Original Message—– From: <An FxCop User>Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 2:49 AMSubject: Code Analysis of Microsoft assemblies Guys Whilst were very keen…

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Happy New Year and Welcome to the FxCop Blog! [Michael Murray]

Hello and welcome to the FxCop Team Blog!  One of our team resolutions for this year (besides just trying to be generally nicer people) is to start an FxCop blog so here it is!  Our goal is a single URL where we serve up tips and information about the FxCop tool and relay answers to…

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