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Downloads of v 2.12:


Last Update:

16 Oct 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • The CPPCheck Team


cpp c++ check static code analysis admin


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2.12 | Updated: 16 Oct 2023



Downloads of v 2.12:



Software Author(s):

  • The CPPCheck Team

Cppcheck 2.12

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Cppcheck, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Cppcheck, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Cppcheck, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade cppcheck -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade cppcheck -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install cppcheck
    name: cppcheck
    version: '2.12'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'cppcheck' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.12'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller cppcheck
    Name     = "cppcheck"
    Version  = "2.12"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'cppcheck':
  ensure   => '2.12',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 19 May 2024.


Cppcheck is a static analysis tool for C/C++ code. Unlike C/C++ compilers and many other analysis tools it does not detect syntax errors in the code. Cppcheck primarily detects the types of bugs that the compilers normally do not detect. The goal is to detect only real errors in the code (i.e. have zero false positives).

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageName = 'cppcheck'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url64 = 'https://github.com/danmar/cppcheck/releases/download/2.12.0/cppcheck-2.12.0-x64-Setup.msi'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'MSI'
  url64bit      = $url64
  softwareName  = 'cppcheck'
  checksum64    = '780F0B0A56C0EC6CEA9A8D81A197FD8AFC8313ADEF22C5698FE022C446D3F3F0'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = '/quiet ADDLOCAL=CppcheckCore,CLI,GUI,Translations,ConfigFiles,PlatformFiles,PythonAddons,CRT /norestart'
  validExitCodes = @(
            0, # success
            3010 # success, restart required

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
Install-ChocolateyPath "$($env:SystemDrive)\Program Files\Cppcheck" -PathType 'Machine'

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Cppcheck 2.11 17993 Tuesday, August 1, 2023 Approved
Cppcheck 2.10 28405 Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Approved
Cppcheck 2.9 24293 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Approved
Cppcheck 13769 Thursday, May 26, 2022 Approved
Cppcheck 2.8 632 Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Approved
Cppcheck 2.7 30075 Monday, February 7, 2022 Approved
Cppcheck 2.6 19706 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Approved
Cppcheck 2.5 7591 Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Approved
Cppcheck 6786 Monday, May 10, 2021 Approved
Cppcheck 2.4.1 7469 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Approved
Cppcheck 2.3.1 17067 Friday, January 22, 2021 Approved
Cppcheck 2.2 45131 Friday, October 16, 2020 Approved
Cppcheck 2.1 54153 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Approved
Cppcheck 2.0 6311 Monday, June 8, 2020 Approved
Cppcheck 1.90 58032 Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Approved
Cppcheck 1.89 7237 Thursday, September 5, 2019 Approved
Cppcheck 1.88 3814 Thursday, July 18, 2019 Approved
Cppcheck 1.87.1 4725 Friday, April 12, 2019 Approved
Cppcheck 1.87 1964 Friday, February 15, 2019 Approved
Cppcheck 1.86 3524 Monday, December 10, 2018 Approved
Cppcheck 1.85 3010 Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Approved
Cppcheck 2763 Thursday, July 12, 2018 Approved
Cppcheck 519 Thursday, June 28, 2018 Approved
Cppcheck 1.84.0 280 Thursday, June 28, 2018 Approved
Cppcheck 1.82.0 2022 Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Approved
Cppcheck 1.81.0 1566 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Approved
Cppcheck 1.80.0 899 Monday, September 11, 2017 Approved
Cppcheck 1.79.0 1270 Thursday, May 18, 2017 Approved
Cppcheck 1.78.0 733 Monday, April 10, 2017 Approved
Cppcheck 1.77.0 1764 Thursday, January 12, 2017 Approved
Cppcheck 1.76.1 1909 Thursday, October 13, 2016 Approved
Cppcheck 1.75 541 Thursday, October 13, 2016 Approved
Cppcheck 1.74 728 Friday, June 17, 2016 Approved
Cppcheck 1.73 392 Friday, May 27, 2016 Approved
Cppcheck 1.72 905 Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Approved
Cppcheck 1.71 518 Monday, November 23, 2015 Approved
Cppcheck 1.70 421 Monday, November 23, 2015 Approved
Cppcheck 1.69 428 Thursday, May 14, 2015 Approved
Cppcheck 1.68 786 Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Approved
Cppcheck 1.67 525 Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Approved

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