Project-specific ‘coverity.conf’ files

A project-specific coverity.conf file contains details about the project to analyze, and how to do so.

The project-specific configuration must be manually created. There should be one project-specific coverity.conf file per project per development environment.

Each developer who works on that code base should use the same project-specific coverity.conf, and the project-specific configuration should be stored at the root of the project. The easiest way to ensure this is to store the coverity.conf file in the root directory of the same repository as the code itself.

The project-specific configuration can specify a variety of things: