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From Sean Owen <>
Subject Re: Set up a Coverity scan for Spark
Date Fri, 04 Mar 2016 12:35:47 GMT
Yeah, it's not going to help with Scala, but it can at least find
stuff in the Java code. I'm not suggesting anyone run it regularly,
but one run to catch some bugs is useful.

I've already triaged ~70 issues there just in the Java code, of which
a handful are important.

On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Ted Yu <> wrote:
> Since majority of code is written in Scala which is not analyzed by Coverity, the efficacy
of the tool seems limited.
>> On Mar 4, 2016, at 2:34 AM, Sean Owen <> wrote:
>> This has to be run manually, and is Java-only, but the inspection
>> results are pretty good. Anyone should be able to browse them, and let
>> me know if anyone would like more access.
>> Most are false-positives, but it's found some reasonable little bugs.
>> When my stack of things to do clears I'll try to address them, but I
>> bring it up as an FYI for anyone interested in static analysis.
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