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Re: sparse (static analyzer) report

From: Mark Wong <markw(at)osdl(dot)org>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: sparse (static analyzer) report
Date: 2005-01-13 23:09:19
Message-ID: 20050113150919.A20721@osdl.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 08:06:23PM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 01:31:36PM -0800, Mark Wong wrote:
> > We've also started automating sparse analyses in our PLM tool, which
> > will show an error and warning count.  Here's an example:
> > 	http://www.osdl.org/plm-cgi/plm?module=patch_info&patch_id=4065
> 
> I took a peek at the first sparse report you posted, and it's too noisy
> to be useful.  The parser seems confused in several ways in thousands of
> places.
> 
> Maybe there's something useful to be extracted, but we'd need to adapt
> sparse.
> 

It might not have helped to dump every source file's report into a
single file.  Would it have helped to split out the results per file?

Mark

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