[Python-Dev] Coverity Open Source Defect Scan of Python

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at alum.mit.edu
Mon Mar 6 23:15:47 CET 2006

On 3/6/06, Thomas Wouters <thomas at python.org> wrote:
> On 3/6/06, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> > > Didn't we set up a "security swat team" some time ago?  If not, we
> > > should.  Regardless, since I have more free time these days, I'd like
> > > to be on it.
> >
> > Yep, it's called security at python.org (with a semi-secret backing mailing
> > list, which I'd be happy for you to join!).  I definitely think that
> > group of folks at the least should review the results.
> Well, if we start volunteering here, I'll volunteer as well. (For either
> group.) Can't let Tim have all the fun!

I also sent mail to Ben volunteering.  I expect the scope of defects
recognized is larger than just security.  In particular, the compiler
has a large body of code that has never been released before.  It
would nice to catch a few of its bugs before a release :-).


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