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.
Thread beginning with comment 6636
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[5]: FreeBSD beat Linux 2.6.9
by butters on Wed 20th Jul 2005 05:35 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: FreeBSD beat Linux 2.6.9"
butters
Member since:
2005-07-08

Yes, when FreeBSD 6.0 is released, I'm quite positive the number of static analysis complaints will jump significantly higher, unless they request for Coverity to run their codebase pre-release.

Reply Parent Score: 1