[MPlayer-dev-eng] Coverity

Ingo Brückl ib at wupperonline.de
Mon Jan 20 21:20:50 CET 2014

Reimar Döffinger wrote on Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:53:37 +0100:

> 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.

It's an internal redirect I've discovered in the source code of the page I'm
stuck with (https://scan.coverity.com/projects/148/view_defects).

> I tested with mobile browsers and the following works:

Maybe me mentioning tablets was misleading. I don't own one, nor use one. I
was just complaining about website designs that recently spread like viruses
and that present information in big letters and big images. Not information
seems to be goal, but just presentation. (Or maybe I'm too old for this.)

> 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

Yes, it does, but hangs.

> 3) Manually go to https://scan5.coverity.com:8443 (note: _must_ be
> https)

I already did this, but get "Coverity Connect, You will be redirected to Scan
web-site." and stupidly *this* redirect works, taking me back to where I've
started from.


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