Registered Exiv2 to Coverity SCAN program
Somebody from Red Hat as send a huge trace of static Coverity source code analyzer about digiKam 3.0.0-RC tarball. The traces are really instructive and we found real bugs (memory leak, infinite loops, uninitialized class members, etc...). Red Hat plan to analyse all tarballs used in the distribution...
Coverity is a closed source application, but there is a free to use program named SCAN dedicated to OpenSource :
As you can see in Project section, all main open-source projects are already registered :
I just do it for digiKam. Why not to do the same for Exiv2 to improve implementation and make it more robust ?
If you have any problem with Coverity, in process to compile through analyzer or to decrypt some traces, let's me hear.
I just completed 50% of digiKam, which is a huge collection of code, and i can identify false alarm of true...
Thank you, Gilles. You are always very helpful. I appreciate the encouragement you provide. Thanks.
Have you registered Exiv2 to Coverity. if yes, my SCAN account is cgilles. Can you add me to the project
Thanks in advance
Happy Valentines Day
I haven't done this yet. If I don't get to this today, I will over the weekend. And sure, I'll add you.
Ok thanks Robin...
I've submitted the registration form and I'll subscribe Gilles when we're approved. I hope to look at the tools soon, however dealing with GSoC proposal/application has higher priority.