Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Jul 2005 19:23 UTC, submitted by Just_A_User
FreeBSD On Tuesday, code-analysis software maker Coverity announced that its automated bug finding tool had analyzed the community-built operating system FreeBSD and flagged 306 potential software flaws, or about one issue for every 4,000 lines of code. The low number of flaws found by the system underscores that FreeBSD's manual auditing by project members has reduced the vulnerabilities in the operating system, said Seth Hallem, CEO of Coverity.
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RE: FreeBSD beat Linux 2.6.9
by on Wed 20th Jul 2005 01:06 UTC in reply to "FreeBSD beat Linux 2.6.9"

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Note: That's 935 hits in the linux kernel _only_, vs. 360 in the FreeBSD kerenel PLUS base userland.

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RE[2]: FreeBSD beat Linux 2.6.9
by on Wed 20th Jul 2005 01:13 in reply to "RE: FreeBSD beat Linux 2.6.9"
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Can you count? 1 bug for 4000 lines of code is 0.25 bugs for 1000 lines of code, no matter what they were counting...

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