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Re: Coverity Scan for GNUstep?

From: Ivan Vučica
Subject: Re: Coverity Scan for GNUstep?
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:56:36 +0000

On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 10:23 PM, Fred Kiefer <address@hidden> wrote:
>  In the meantime my connection with GNUstep has been confirmed and I was able 
> to look at the found issues. Many of them are false positives mostly caused 
> by Coverity expecting normal program continuation after NSException raise.

Some of this type of issues can be fixed with __attribute__ ((noreturn)).

Manual says "The attribute noreturn is not implemented in GCC versions
earlier than 2.5." which is older than what we support, so it should
be fine.

Even though it's just silencing this warning, I'm nonetheless creating
a patch for gdomap.

> Even so it did detect a few potential issues in base. I flagged some of the 
> false positives so the more interesting bits are left over for somebody to 
> look at. Especially the „time of check, time of use“ issues should be looked 
> at.
> Fred
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