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Tartan: Plugging Clang Into The GNOME Stack

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Published on 29 May 2014 08:24 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME
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Tartan is a new research and development project by Collabora to yield a Clang analysis plug-in for GLib and GNOME.

The Tartan plug-in loads GObject-Introspection meta-data for all encountered functions to better inform LLVM's Clang and the plug-in also takes care of detecting common coding practices for GLib. Tartan is licensed under the GPLv3+ by Collabora.

Tartan is actively developed in the open by Collabora with this LLVM/Clang analysis plug-in being hosted via Git while those GNOME developers wishing to learn more can discover it via the Collabora project page.

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