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Rogue Wave Software Release 2017.3

Klocwork 2017.3 offers improved analysis performance and greater coverage of compliance standards to make the delivery of secure, high-quality code easier than ever. This release features an even more powerful analysis engine, improved defect-finding accuracy, and improved coverage of industry compliance standards.

Analysis engine accuracy and performance

Klocwork 2017.3 builds on the reputation for high-performance analysis, by extending the ability to analyze very large and complex code bases by supporting 64-bit platforms for Linux and Mac.

This release also improves checker accuracy, including Array Bounds Violation (ABV), Infinite Loop, and some MISRA checkers.

MISRA 2012 improved or added coverage:

  • Rule 3.2: Line splicing shall not be used in // comments
  • Rule 17.3: A function shall not be declared implicitly
  • Rule 20.4: A macro shall not be defined with the same name as a keyword
  • Rule 21.15: The pointer arguments to the Standard Library functions memcpy, memmove, and memcmp shall be pointers to qualified or unqualified versions of compatible types (Amendment 1)

Improved and additional compiler support

  • Keil CA51
  • NXP StarCore Freescale

Licensing

This release upgrades the version of FlexNet Publisher support for Windows, Linux, and Mac platforms to version 2016 R2 (11.14.1.2). The versions of FlexNet Publisher used with AIX and Sun Solaris are unchanged.