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Re: RFC: -Wall by default


On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 2:14 PM, Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 04/04/2012 01:11 PM, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:08 AM, Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> wrote:
>>> On 04/04/2012 10:44 AM, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
>>>> For GCC-4.8, I would like to turn on -Wall by default.
>>>> Comments?
>>>
>>> Umm, should this really happen at exactly the same time as C++
>>> by default?
>>
>> I consider it a separate issue.
>>
>> -Wall is a primary a service to GCC users (which GCC is already
>> using internally.)
>>
>> Switching to compile with C++ compiler is an internal
>> compiler infrastructure issue that should be independent
>> of the services we provide to the broader C++ community.
>
> It's certainly a separate issue, but the set of C++ warnings is
> very different, and to avoid unnecessary chaos it might be good
> to stage the changes.

We already use -Wall for both the stage1 C and the stage2+ C++ compiles.
Only stage2+ use -Werror though.

Richard.

> Andrew.


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