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Re: scan-build-11 warnings

From: Patrick Monnerat via curl-library <>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2021 12:34:47 +0200

On 5/8/21 12:14 PM, Daniel Stenberg via curl-library wrote:
> Hi friends!
> I ran scan-build-11 against the current git master curl code and it
> generates two warnings that I just cannot understand and at the same
> time I cannot easily silence.
> We use scan-build in the CI (travis), but that runs an older version
> that doesn't seem to warn for these issues. No other code analyzer has
> warned on these ones either.
> For all I can tell, these are false positives. Can *you* find an
> actual problem and fix?

IMHO, this is not only a false positive, but a scan-build bug.

Mabe you can silent it by rephrasing the code. In example:

if(timespent <= 0)

   timespent = 1;




data->progress.ulspeed = ul / timespent;

Received on 2021-05-08