[dpdk-dev] Clang Scan build results
Wiles, Roger Keith
keith.wiles at windriver.com
Thu Aug 28 07:29:36 CEST 2014
On Aug 27, 2014, at 10:00 PM, Matthew Hall <mhall at mhcomputing.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 03:13:43PM +0000, Wiles, Roger Keith wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
> Hi Keith,
> For me the build failed with clang but I made a series of awful patches to get
> it to compile... not sure if the clang failures could be related to your
> scan-build failures. If it will help you I can provide you the patches I made
> to get it to work on clang... they are not ready for the DPDK master branch
> but it's really good to get safe output from scan-build.
I was able to get DPDK to build using target x86_64-native-linuxapp-clang without errors, but with scan-build it gave me errors that were not in the normal clang build. Was this the target system you were building or something else?
>> It would be nice to run once in a while to weed out any basic problems. We
>> could run something like PC-Lint or Coverity, but they cost money :-)
> Not 100% true... you can run Coverity for free on open source if you are the
> maintainer... given Intel, Wind River, and 6WIND all have some form of
> maintainership authority over DPDK there should be a way to qualify via this
Yes, it was pointer out to me that Coverity is free to open source via scan.coverity.com site, just have to register and get accepted.
Keith Wiles, Principal Technologist with CTO office, Wind River mobile 972-213-5533
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