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Result Details in Polyspace Access Web Interface

This topic focuses on the Polyspace® Access web interface. To learn about the equivalent pane in the Polyspace desktop user interface, see Result Details in Polyspace Desktop User Interface (Polyspace Bug Finder).

The Result Details pane contains comprehensive information about a specific defect. To see this information, on the Results List pane, select the defect.

  • The top right corner shows the file and function containing the defect, in the format file_name/function_name.

  • The yellow box contains the name of the defect with an explanation of why the defect occurs.

    The button allows you to access documentation for the defect. When available, click the icon to see fix suggestions for the defect.

The Result Details pane shows information such as result location and explanation of the result.

On this pane, you can also:

  • Assign a Severity and Status to each check, and enter comments to describe the results of your review.

  • Assign a reviewer to the result. A reviewer can filter the Results List to only show results that are assigned to him or her.

  • Create a ticket in a bug tracking tool such as JIRA. Once you create the ticket the Results Details for this defect shows a clickable link to the ticket you created.

  • View the event traceback.

    The Event column lists the sequence of code instructions causing the defect. The Scope column lists the function containing the instructions. If the instructions are not in a function, the column lists the file containing the instructions.

    The Variable trace check box allows you to see an additional set of instructions that are related to the defect.

  • Click the icon to open the Call Hierarchy in Polyspace Access Web Interface.

  • Click the history icon icon to open the Review History in Polyspace Access Web Interface.

  • Click the call graph icon icon to open the:

    • Error Call Graph if the selected finding is a Run-time Check.

      The pane displays the call sequence that leads to the detected finding. Click a node on the graph to navigate back to the source code.

    • Variable Access Graph if the selected finding is a Global variable.

      The pane displays a graphical representation of the access operations on global variables. Click a node on the graph to navigate back to the source code at the location of calling and called functions.

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