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I've been a big fan of Gimpel Lint for years. It's a great static analysis tool for C++ and it can locate all kinds of issues or potential issues in the code. My problem with it has always been that it's a bit of a pig to configure and run, more so if you're used to working inside an IDE all the time. Several years back I had some custom Visual Studio menu items that I'd crufted up that ran Gimpel Lint on a file or a project and some more cruft that converted the output to something clickable in…

That Slim Reader/Writer lock issue is a kernel bug

It looks like the Slim Reader/Writer issue that I wrote about back in September is a kernel bug after all. Stefan Boberg has just tweeted to let me know that Microsoft has confirmed it's a bug and that a hot fix is in testing.…
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