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DACA Could Mean Fewer Bugs in Debian

Jan 12, 2011, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

"Every piece of software written has bugs. From the insignificant to the showstopper, bugs are there despite the herculean efforts of developers. But thanks to a new Debian project, many previously undetected bugs may finally get squashed.

"Raphael Geissert, multi-talented Debian developer, recently introduced Debian's new Automated Code Analysis project. Geissert describes DACA as,

"Automated Code Analysis helps detect and fix bugs and other issues in source code. The project aims to give users easy access to a wide variety of tools to improve quality of software distributed by Debian, while giving the tool's developers a test bed, more visibility, and more feedback. This is achieved by running those tools on the complete Debian archive."

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