[webkit-dev] Pre-proposal: Adding a Coverity instance for WebKIt

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Sep 17 16:32:51 PDT 2012

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 4:11 PM, James Hawkins <jhawkins at chromium.org>wrote:
> I'd like to propose adding a Coverity instance for the WebKit community,
> but I want to make sure there's general support before writing up the
> detailed proposal.
> A few details:
>  * Google will front the cost of the license (non-zero...very far from
> zero) and the infrastructure.
> * I'd leave it up to the WebKit leadership to decide who has access (most
> likely limited to WebKit committers for security purposes).

That sounds great to me.

On the other hand, I'm strongly opposed to "fixing" code or rolling out
patches just because Coverity warns about it. See

- Ryosuke
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