C++ code migration: handling uninitialized pointers

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http://stackoverflow.com – As per the title, I am planning to move some legacy code developed a decade+ ago for AIX. The problem is the code base is huge. The developers didn't initialize their pointers in the original code. Now while migrating the code to the latest servers, I see some problems with it. I know that the best solution is to run through all the code and initialize all the variables whereever required. However, I am just keen to know if there are any other solutions available to this problem. I tried google but couldn't find an appropriate answer. (HowTos)