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How to not drown in the static analyzer…

How to not drown in the static analyzer's first report? [Mass Suppression]

Dec 15 2020

Have you ever used a statistical analysis tool on a new large project? If you have, you must know that the first scan may produce over 1 thousand and in some cases over 10 thousand warnings.

Luckily, you can control which warnings you want to work with. For example, you can limit the analysis to your project's newest code.

This video describes one of the ways to do so. We call this approach mass suppression, and it is especially helpful for large projects.

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