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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Coverity
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2011 22:22:09 GMT
Not to kick a dead horse or something, but is there a reason to use Coverity? 
I've been it a few project ago and it is Ok. However, I see that a lot of
projects in ASF are using FindBugs which seems to be doing a very decent job
and is OSS, and very easy to get and integrate with Jenkins.

Cos

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:50PM, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-11-28 at 10:35 -0500, Bill Speirs wrote:
> > At work we have started using Coverity -- a static analysis tool --
> > for some C++ code and it's good at finding otherwise hard-to-find
> > defects. I have not tested it against Java code yet, but they support
> > scanning open source projects for free. All that is needed is for the
> > project admin to send an e-mail to scan-admin@coverity.com:
> > http://scan.coverity.com/developers-faq.html
> > 
> > I think having HttpComponents run through the Coverity scan could be
> > beneficial. Thoughts?
> > 
> > Bill-
> > 
> 
> Bill
> 
> It is a great idea but personally simply have no bandwidth left for it.
> I can hardly find time to deal with the backlog of patches. 
> 
> There is no such thing as a project admin for ASF projects. There is a
> group of people responsible for day to day project management (so called
> project management committee). As far as I understand one does not need
> to be a PMC member to speak for an ASF project community. You are
> welcome to take the matter into your own hands and approach Coverity on
> behalf of HttpComponents.
> 
> Oleg
> 
> 
> 
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