[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] writeback and kernel testing

Bjorn Helgaas bhelgaas at google.com
Mon Jun 18 21:34:48 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 3:12 PM, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 01:55:36PM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>  > I have another suggestion: Can we get some code analysis tool to run over the
>  > kernel on a regular basis ? Or, if we do, some more ?
>  >
>  > I just happened to get a Coverity result from the 3.0 kernel. Most of the bugs
>  > it finds have been corrected in the current kernel, but some are still there.
> They are actually constantly re-running the tests on Linus' tree.
> (Looks like the last run was on the 15th). It found 5438 potential bugs right now,
> but it needs people to actually review the code to determine if the bug is real
> or a false positive.

Are these results public anywhere?  I'm interested in scanning it for
PCI-related things.


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