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Re: Rename -W to -Wextra ?


Phil Edwards wrote:-

> On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 11:52:28AM +0100, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> > On Mon, 3 Jun 2002, Phil Edwards wrote:
> > 
> > > (I've been finding all the things that -W controls right now, and will
> > > update the manual.  I'll probably need some help coming up with example
> > > code that triggers the warning.)
> > 
> > Can you split -W into separate options for the separate things it
> > controls, the way -Wall is just the union of such separate options?
> 
> Well, I /can/, but I don't think it's a good idea.  Do we really want that
> many new -W* options?

I don't think we do either; we've already got more than enough.

What we really need is a way to turn off warnings at an area of
code, though getting agreement on how to do that appears to be
the issue.

Neil.


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