Using Visual Lint with the Google C++ Style Checker ( 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 specific configuration and usage issues:

Configuring Visual Lint for analysis issues and categories

Please see also the following general topics:

Viewing analysis tool specific documentation


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.

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