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Re: [Xen-devel] Static analysis: Code weaknesses

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 08:44:16AM -0700, Jeffrey Karrels wrote:
> > I will check it out. It is free, but I am not sure how much
> > functionality one gets. We will see.
> > http://scan.coverity.com/developers-faq.html
> To keep track of this topic, the coverity scanner project will not
> accept the GPLv2 license for acceptance to the project because of
> Xen's association with Citrix.  I will continue to work on our
> licensed analyzers and post patches back into the community, it is
> just a little harder to collaborate...
> "As you may well have read in our Developer FAQ, license is only one of the
> criteria that determines eligibility, and the association between Xen and
> Citrix is close enough that I think Xen doesn't qualify."

Huh? That really does not compute - as there are developers who are not
Citrix employeed - and the sources/trees, etc are all on xenbits.org which
is a non-prof organization I think? CC-ing Lars here as he might know better.

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