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From "Jonathan Holloway" <>
Subject Re: Findbugs results when run against Tomcat6
Date Sat, 27 Sep 2008 00:21:25 GMT
You can also set this up to run as part of the Gump build and get the
etc... recorded as part of a standard build.


2008/9/26 sebb <>

> Just out of curiosity, I ran Findbugs 1.3.5 on Tomcat 6.0.18. The
> default settings generated some  1400 warnings about possible bugs.
> Quite a few of them look serious - assuming that the code which
> contains them is being used.
> For example, there are quite a few public static fields which are not
> final.
> There are several instances of problems with String handling, e.g.
> using == to compare Strings or using String.replace() without
> assigning the result.
> And there are a few instances of methods which synchronize on a field
> in what appears to be an attempt to guard against simultaneous updates
> to that field. But guarding a field gets a lock on the referenced
> object, not on the field. This is probably not what was intended.
> I can provide a listing of the analyis if required, but it might be
> easier to use a FindBugs IDE plugin.
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