[patch] silence uninitialised variable warnings

Brian Sidebotham micros@valvers.com
Tue Sep 11 16:46:00 GMT 2007


Manuel López-Ibáñez wrote:

> And I think it is not reasonable because the warnings were wrong
> (unless they stop you from building GCC and I think they don't). Old
> versions have bugs that new versions may fix. That is life. GCC is
> itself a testsuite, so if we start giving incorrect warnings again,
> then they will be detected while bootstrapping. If you implement
> workarounds that are not strictly needed, then future regressions
> won't be detected.

Of course they will via the regression test suite, where presumably whom-ever 
did the uninitialised enhancements added a test case to make sure the 
improvement doesn't regress?

> That is just my opinion. The maintainers of those files may think
> differently and approve your patch, though.

Thanks for looking at it anyway.

Best Regards,

Brian Sidebotham.




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