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Re: [patch] fix _OBJC_Module defined but not used warning
- From: Iain Sandoe <iain at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Aldy Hernandez <aldyh at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Andreas Schwab <schwab at linux-m68k dot org>, GCC Mailing List <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Mike Stump <mikestump at comcast dot net>, gcc-patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2015 09:03:08 +0100
- Subject: Re: [patch] fix _OBJC_Module defined but not used warning
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On 7 Jun 2015, at 12:37, Aldy Hernandez wrote:
> On 06/07/2015 06:19 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> Another fallout:
>> FAIL: obj-c++.dg/try-catch-5.mm -fgnu-runtime (test for excess errors)
>> Excess errors:
>> <built-in>: warning: '_OBJC_Module' defined but not used [-Wunused-variable]
> check_global_declarations is called for more symbols now. All the defined but not used errors I've seen in development have been legitimate. For tests, the tests should be fixed. For built-ins such as these, does the attached fix the problem?
> It is up to the objc maintainers, we can either fix this with the attached patch,
The current patch is OK.
> or setting DECL_IN_SYSTEM_HEADER.
This seems a better long-term idea; however, I would prefer to go through all the cases where it would be applicable (including for the NeXT runtime) and apply that change as a coherent patch. At the moment dealing with the NeXT stuff is a bit hampered by pr66448.