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

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Tue Jun 19 04:18:01 UTC 2012


On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 05:39:42PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 03:34:48PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
>  > 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.
> 
> iirc, you email scan-admin at coverity.com and they'll set you up an account.
> 
Yes, this works.

Thanks,
Guenter


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