[CinCV TNG] Cinelerra code analysis

Johannes Sixt j6t at kdbg.org
Wed Dec 14 19:22:07 CET 2016

We've had Cinelerra submitted to Coverity, IIRC, and fixed some bugs.

However, as long as the code base does not use std library, smart 
pointers, etc, i.e., modern C++, you are fighting and losing a battle.

-- Hannes

Am 14.12.2016 um 19:09 schrieb Good Guy:
> I have been coding for a long time, and MANY of these tools have come to
> my attention.  There are even code review procedures which require
> several people that were popular for a long time.  Some of them are
> useful, some of them generate a bunch of frivolous work.  The normal
> tool series I use is to use -Wall during compiles, and use valgrind
> during runtime.  I have a few tools I wrote myself which are of some
> help.  BUT... the proof is in the pudding...
> If you are willing to marshal the code through the process, and refine
> the results to remove frivolous changes, I certainly would be interested
> to see if it finds anything useful.
> gg
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 10:45 AM, W P <BADFLAGELLO at hotmail.it
> <mailto:BADFLAGELLO at hotmail.it>> wrote:
>     Hi guys I found out that a company does code analysis highlighting
>     flaws in the code (I recently read a post about the code of 2d
>     animation software toonz). As far as I understood they post audits
>     of code they carry out (for free??) on open source software. Here is
>     a list with their audits: http://www.viva64.com/en/inspections/
>     <http://www.viva64.com/en/inspections/>they analyzed the code of
>     many professional tools such as Blender and Inkscape and I thought
>     about Cinelerra. I was wondering has Cinelerra code ever been
>     analyzed like that? Could you (as developers) benefits from such audit?
>     An always up-to-date list of articles describing errors ...
>     <http://www.viva64.com/en/inspections/>
>     www.viva64.com <http://www.viva64.com>
>     HOME; An always up-to-date list of articles describing errors that
>     we find in open source projects with PVS-Studio analyzer
>     Disclaimer: I am in no way involved with the company, I just
>     stumbled upon their website and thought it could be useful for you guys.
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