[Lustre-discuss] Finding bugs in Lustre with Coccinelle

Isaac Huang isaac_huang at xyratex.com
Mon Jan 9 07:18:13 PST 2012

On Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 10:20:36AM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Isaac,
> I'm all in favor of using static code analysis tools to find bugs like this. The first step, as you have done is to find and fix the bugs (though with proper patches since LASSERT() as a means of error handling is unacceptable). 

That patch was only meant to point out where the bugs were.

> ......
> We are now entering a 3 month feature freeze for the 2.2 branch, so it is a perfect time to fix latent bugs like this before the 2.2 release. Please don't delay too long since the last month will be a code freeze and only bugs being hit during testing will be landed. 

I probably don't have the time to fix them by myself but I'll open
JIRA tickets for them.

- Isaac

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