ANN: gcc-python-plugin 0.14

David Malcolm
Wed May 6 18:50:00 GMT 2015

gcc-python-plugin is a plugin for GCC 4.6 onwards which embeds the
CPython interpreter within GCC, allowing you to write new compiler
warnings in Python, generate code visualizations, etc.

It ships with "gcc-with-cpychecker", which implements static analysis
passes for GCC aimed at finding bugs in CPython extensions.  In
particular, it can automatically detect reference-counting errors:

This release adds support for GCC 5.

Tarball releases are available at:

Prebuilt-documentation can be seen at:

The project's homepage is:

The plugin and checker are Free Software, licensed under the GPLv3 or

Dave Malcolm

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