Coverity doing scans of Wine codebase!

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Fri Apr 7 13:02:30 CDT 2006

Tom Spear wrote:
> That is true, but we also need to make sure that since we are going for 
> conformity (including conforming to MS's bugs) we don't fix a bug in our 
> code that is reported by Coverity, but that is also a bug in MS code..  
> So if a game has to work around a bug in MS code, then our code should 
> still have that bug (so the game will work correctly), even if Coverity 
> picks it up....
Such MS compatibility bugs should be better documented in the code and 
checked by a Wine test else the danger that it will be removed is too big.

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