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Re: coverity code checker in Extras

Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
"JB" == Josh Boyer <jwboyer jdub homelinux org> writes:

JB> But would running it do anyone any harm?

The harm is in thinking that bugs have been properly reported, when in
reality they're not being sent to the people who are most capable of
dealing with them.

It's sort of like the kernel bugzilla; you can report things there,
but there's no guarantee that the subsystem maintainers are paying
attention.  That's not to say it's useless, and if it allows the
Coverity folks to get a convenient repository of stuff to check then
fine, but nobody should have any illusions that it's anywhere close to
the best way to actually get bugs fixed.

That's true, but if we automated a coverity run on every FE package and published the results on the web, we might have upstream projects wondering "Why is my project not included in Fedora Extras ?"...

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