Installing and updating PVS-Studio on macOS

PVS-Studio is distributed as a graphical installer, archive or via the Homebrew repository. Using installation from a repository, you can get analyzer updates automatically. The distribution kit includes the following files:

  • pvs-studio - the kernel of the analyzer;
  • pvs-studio-analyzer - a utility for checking projects without integration;
  • plog-converter - a utility for converting the analyzer report to different formats;

You can install the analyzer using the following methods:

Installation from Homebrew

Installation:

brew install viva64/pvs-studio/pvs-studio

Update:

brew upgrade pvs-studio

Manual Installation

Installer:

Run the .pkg file and follow the instructions of the installer:

https://import.viva64.com/docx/manual/PVS-Studio_macOS_Package/image1.png

Archive

Unpack the archive and place the executables in the directory, available in PATH.

tar -xzf pvs-studio-VERSION.tgz

Running the analyzer

After a successful analyzer installation on your computer, to check a project follow the instructions on this page: "How to run PVS-Studio on Linux and macOS".


Bugs Found

Checked Projects
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Collected Errors
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