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Re: gcc 3.2's cpp breaks configure scripts


Phil Edwards wrote:-

> On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 09:45:39AM -0700, Joe Buck wrote:
> > Just the same, it's a lot to ask the distributors of GNU/Linux and BSD
> > systems to fix every configure script in the world.
> > 
> > Maybe a workaround for the time being is to have a gcc option that
> > suppresses this one warning; people can then write something like
> > 
> > CC="gcc -Wno-check-include-order" ./configure ...
> > 
> > to get around the problem.
> 
> Yes, please.  I'm very annoyed that GCC prints warnings that I cannot disable
> when I /know/ that they are false or harmless.
> 
> I'm wrestling with my development machine at the moment (sysadmin issues),
> but once it is working again, I will work up such a patch if there is a
> consensus that it would be worthwhile.  (And if we can agree on option
> spelling.)

Please, not more switches.  Let's either fix the warning, agree its
correct, or get rid of it.

Neil.


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