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Re: coverity code checker in Extras



On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 22:42 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 18:10 -0400, Warren Togami wrote:
> > My Proposal
> > ==========
> > A good compromise would be for Coverity to be run outside of the scope 
> > of the Fedora Project as just a Red Hat thing.  It would run 
> > asynchronously on the binary RPMS in pushed repositories.  If Fedora 
> > contributors are interested in helping to better automate this they are 
> > free to do so.
> > 
> > This way Fedora and upstream benefits from Coverity analysis, and Fedora 
> >   remains ideologically pure.
> > 
> > Thoughts?
> 
> Warren, its a _source_ analysis tool. Running it on binary packages
> won't do much good...
> 
It could be taught how to run on source rpms, though.  So Warren's point
about tying directly into the buildsys not being necessary is still
valid.

-Toshio

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