[MPlayer-dev-eng] Coverity

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Mon Jan 20 20:53:37 CET 2014

On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 07:32:43PM +0100, Ingo Brückl wrote:
> Reimar Döffinger wrote on Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:37:46 +0100:
> > "Ingo Brückl" <ib at wupperonline.de> wrote:
> >>Great, they've modernized their website, probably to look good on
> >>tablets.
> >>As a result, I cannot access the defects anymore, I'm getting stuck at
> >>"Redirecting to Coverity Connect system". :-(
> >>
> >>Currently, website has timeouts, so I can't try out further.
> > It worked for me yesterday.
> > The hang you describe I get (consistently) with any kind of mobile
> > browser, including Firefox on Android. It works fine on my desktop
> > though...
> Website performance has normalized, but the hang persits. I don't know what
> jerky redirect they have to make to https://scan5.coverity.com:8443 with
> username and unencrypted password although you've already signed in, but it
> simply doesn't work. (And I won't change my browser for them.)

You don't need the redirect, it seems to use session cookies.
I tested with mobile browsers and the following works:
1) go to http://scan.coverity.com and log in
2) select "view issues" for the project. Only this seems to set the
magic cookie
3) Manually go to https://scan5.coverity.com:8443 (note: _must_ be

On mobile browsers you should probably select "request desktop version"
or it will be quite messed up.
Method tested on iOS and Firefox for Android.

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