Recommendations for Running Checkv4.exe:
- Acquire the Checkv4.exe utility. The Checkv4.exe utility is installed as part of the Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) released for Windows Vista and later. The Windows SDK is available through an MSDN subscription and can also be downloaded from the Microsoft website (http://msdn.microsoft.com).
- Run the Checkv4.exe utility against your code. Learn about how to run the Checkv4.exe utility against your files in the section on Using the Checkv4.exe Utility.
- The Checkv4.exe utility alerts you to the presence of common defines for IPv4 addresses, such as INADDR_LOOPBACK. Modify any code that uses literal strings with code that is protocol-version agnostic.
- Search your code base for other potential literal strings, as appropriate.
The Checkv4.exe utility can help you find common literal strings, but there may be others that are specific to your application. You should perform thorough searching and testing to ensure your code base has eradicated potential problems associated with literal strings.