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From: William E. Kempf (wekempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-25 17:25:34

David Abrahams said:
> "William E. Kempf" <wekempf_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Hmm... this surprised me. Mr. Maclean indicated the warnings were
>> level 1 _and_ 2. Builds with bjam do report errors, so the warning
>> level can't be 0. MSDN indicates "Level 2 is the default warning
>> level at the command line." So I assumed that it must be an RTL issue
>> causing the warnings for him. However, experimenting with 'bjam
>> -sTOOLS=vc7
>> -sBUILD="<vc7><*><cxxflags>-W2' does indeed produce the warnings in
>> question. So it appears that MSDN is wrong, and that level 1 is
>> selected if none is supplied? I plan to bump the level up in my own
>> set of bjam tool sets.
> Suggestion: turn them on with #pragmas in the library's test files.

This won't turn them on when compiling the library itself, though.
Turning them on only for the test files won't catch many of the warnings.

William E. Kempf

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