Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Think about Loose Coupling
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: Code Inspections in Open Source projects

by mpeg4codec (Pilgrim)
on Jan 17, 2008 at 18:04 UTC ( #662927=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Code Inspections in Open Source projects
in thread Code Inspections in Open Source projects

As the link above states, the OpenBSD team continuously systematically audits their software. However, as the BSDs have so much cross-pollination in their codebases, it ends up being an interesting hybrid approach. I can recall a few instances where bugs that slipped by OpenBSD's security reviewers were caught by folks on the NetBSD team doing non-systematic general reviews.

If nothing else, it proves that more eyes on a piece of code leads to more secure code, systematic reviews or not, which is one of the real strengths of open source.

  • Comment on Re^2: Code Inspections in Open Source projects

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://662927]
help
Chatterbox?
[1nickt]: stevieb it's just a simple web page with a POST form. You can set the attribute so when the user's browser opens a file manager to select a file to upload, it will only show those o f the type you want to get.
[1nickt]: Question for my learned friends: is there a word meaning "CSV-like" i.e. I want to say that I accept CSV files, but the separator doesn;t have to be a comma. Or is that implicit these days?

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others studying the Monastery: (6)
As of 2017-07-22 18:47 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    I came, I saw, I ...
























    Results (340 votes). Check out past polls.