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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Coverity Inspected, 20 bugs detected!

From: "Denis Lussier" <denis(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,"Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Josh Berkus" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>,<pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Coverity Inspected, 20 bugs detected!
Date: 2005-07-24 23:33:26
Message-ID: B319CFEC3B80D3408CA36F99ADE840940F2996@edb-dc1.Edb-net.EnterpriseDB.com (view raw or flat)
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I also vote yes to both.   Can someone put together a list of other recent awards PG has won over the last couple of years?

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From: pgsql-advocacy-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org on behalf of Joshua D. Drake
Sent: Sat 7/23/2005 9:50 PM
To: Marc G. Fournier
Cc: Josh Berkus; pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org; pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] [pgsql-www] Coverity Inspected, 20 bugs detected!



Marc G. Fournier wrote: 
> 
> IMHO ... most definitely to both ... 

Yes to both. 

> 
> 
> On Sat, 23 Jul 2005, Josh Berkus wrote: 
> 
>> Folks, 
>> 
>> Sorry to dual-list this, but there's dual aspects to it. 
>> 
>> EnterpriseDB, Neil Conway and (earlier) Sean Chittenden worked with 
>> Coverity to do static code analysis of PostgreSQL.   We came up very 
>> clean 
>> (20 bugs in our 3/4 million lines of code) but part of that was due to 
>> previous work.   As such, we're now entitled to put a "Coverity 
>> Inspected" 
>> web sticker up on our site somewhere. 
>> 
>> So, two questions: 
>> 
>> 1) Do we want to put up a Coverity Inspected button?    On the plus side, 
>> Oracle, MySQL and BerkeleyDB (as well as FreeBSD) have all gone through 
>> the Coverity checker, so it says good things about our competitiveness to 
>> other database products.   On the negative side, do we really care? 
>> 
>> 2) If we want to put up the button, *where*?   We don't really have a 
>> page 
>> on the web site for "certifications and awards", but maybe we ought to? 
>> 
>> -- 
>> --Josh 
>> 
>> Josh Berkus 
>> Aglio Database Solutions 
>> San Francisco 
>> 
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