PREfast in Visual Studio.NET 2005 Team System

Prefast is a static analysis tool that provides information to developers about possible defects in their C/C++ source code. Common coding errors reported by Prefast include buffer overrun, un-initialized memory, null pointer dereference, memory and resource leaks.


I was eager to try that so I installed the TechEd (May 2004) Community Technology Preview (CTP). Took a small sample and compiled it with PREfast enabled:


(I cannot insert the picture I wanted so check, very close to what I did anyway) 


More information:

Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Building Robust and Reliable Software

– Demo video:

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