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Re: RFC: should we use -Werror? (& sample patch to do it)


 > From: Neil Booth <neil@daikokuya.demon.co.uk>
 > 
 > Kaveh R. Ghazi wrote:-
 > 
 > > I also added a mechanism to disable -Werror on a per-triplet basis or
 > > per autoconf test basis.  E.g. if the HOST_PTR_PRINTF autoconf test
 > > fails, you are guaranteed to get some format specifier warnings.  So I
 > > automatically disabled -Werror in that case.  Also if a platform is
 > > hopelessly broken, you can disable -Werror in config.gcc for that
 > > triplet.
 > 
 > I would imagine that it would be better to do it the other way; I think
 > it is really only realistic to enable it on a per-triplet basis and
 > default to off.
 > Neil.

Oh no, I disagree.  IMHO yours is a formula for never getting it done.
I don't have access to all zillion platforms gcc supports.  This needs
to be a team effort if its to be successful, and making it the default
ensures everyone participates. :-)

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Kaveh R. Ghazi			Engagement Manager / Project Services
ghazi@caip.rutgers.edu		Qwest Internet Solutions


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