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Bug 170906 - Review Request: pscan
Summary: Review Request: pscan
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adrian Reber
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-10-15 12:21 UTC by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-10-16 18:15:50 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Ville Skyttä 2005-10-15 12:21:55 UTC

PScan is a program which attempts to scan C source files for common
function abuses, which often lead to buffer overflows.

Comment 1 Adrian Reber 2005-10-16 10:18:12 UTC
* sources match upstream
* rpmlint is happy
* spec looks good
* clean installation and removal
* builds in mock


Oh, the summary is indeed correct: "Limited problem scanner" I have tried it on
some files on my system and it has not found even one problem :-)

Comment 2 Ville Skyttä 2005-10-16 10:54:55 UTC
Yep, the functionality is indeed quite limited, but sometimes useful anyway.   
For an example, run it eg. on the unpatched vanilla upstream sources of the 
latest up-imapproxy package in extras.  
Thanks for the review, imported; will build when the buildsys is in better  
shape again.  

Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2005-10-16 18:15:50 UTC
Successfully built for FC-4 and devel. 

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