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Re: Adoption of C subset standards
> Regardless of that sort of issue, I think on previous occasions when the
> topic of MISRA (or other coding standard) checking came up, there has
> been a general opinion from the gcc developers that the compiler itself
> is not the best place for this sort of checking - they recommend an
> external tool, and don't want the main code base cluttered with such
> specific warnings for the dozens of coding standards in common use.
Note that there's also a legal issue here: when one has to obtain a
license from MISRA.