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