cpplint.py is a Python 2.x script which Google use to style check their C++ code. As a style checker it concentrates on a different type of issues to static analysis tools such as PC-lint and CppCheck, but it can nevertheless be useful.
Please refer to the following topics for cpplint.py specific configuration and usage issues:
Please see also the following general topics:
Please be aware that this tool assumes that the code being analysed should comply with the Google C++ coding standard, which may not be directly compatible with the coding style you normally use. As a Python script, it can however be modified to test against your own in-house coding standards if required.