[mythtv] Coverity scan results and actions

David Hampton mythtv at love2code.net
Wed Dec 4 17:12:20 UTC 2019


On Wed, 2019-12-04 at 16:26 +0000, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> I have skimmed a few of the bugs on
> the latest Coverity scan, and noticed
> that some of the issues are false
> positives (in particular, there are some
> reported resource leaks that are due
> to Coverity not understanding the
> deleteLater constructs, which cppcheck
> also does not understand).
> 
> Is it acceptable to the developers if
> I choose to mark those issues as
> appropriate in the defect list in order
> to make the report a bit more useful,
> or should I leave it to the devs to
> make those determinations and
> changes and open a ticket in MythTV
> trac for any such proposed changes?

What really needs to be done is to create a modeling file to prevent
these and any future false positives related to deleteLater.

David

https://scan.coverity.com/tune



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