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From John Wang <>
Subject Re: FindBugs Community Review of Lucene
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2010 01:27:23 GMT
Hi Nat:

    Great analysis!

    Some of them DO seem to be bugs! Maybe findbugs can be enabled as part
of the build?


On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 11:01 AM, Nat Ayewah <> wrote:

>  Hello,
> I am a PhD student working with the FindBugs project, at the University of
> Maryland. FindBugs <> is a popular open
> source static analysis tool that can analyze Java software and identify
> bugs. We recently analyzed *Lucene*, and identified about 22 warnings that
> might be of interest to the project. You can launch an instance of FindBugs
> and evaluate each warning using this link (requires Java):
> (You may also comment on any
> warning by signing into a Google, Yahoo or OpenID account)
> FindBugs has recently started a community review of several open source
> projects. This is similar to a recently completed review<>at
Google in which almost 300 engineers reviewed thousands of issues, fixing
> many of them. I would like to invite you all to participate in the review
> for Lucene, and other open source projects. During the review, you are able
> to comment on each warning and evaluate it as "Must Fix", "Mostly Harmless",
> "Not a Bug" and other classifications. We are particularly interested in
> learning if any warnings are causing problems in production.
> The list of projects currently included in our review is at
> Thanks in advance for your consideration.
> Kind regards,
> Nat Ayewah
> PhD candidate, University of Maryland
> <>

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