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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-02 12:09:31

Sohail Somani wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Vladimir Prus
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 8:07 AM
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: Re: [boost] [1.34.0beta] many, many warnings... :(
>> Marc Mutz wrote:
>> > I for one think that this is
>> > a serious issue, and I encourage you to accept such patches (not for
>> > 1.34.0, obviously, but 1.34.1) and make it a release goal
>> for 1.35 (or
>> > 1.34.1) to reduce the number of warnings to a decent level.
>> Maybe change
>> > the regression tests to highlight any kind of compiler
>> diagnostics in
>> > <pick your favorite color>.
>> The problem is that the current regression reporting tools don't count
>> warnings (previous version use to), so there's nothing
>> nagging developers
>> about warnings introduced in their code.
> If you treat warnings as errors

Fine we me, but not necessary fine with everybody ;-). And I suspect
Boost.Build's warnings-as-errors=on work only with few compilers.
But few is better than none.

> and if bjam has an option to "keep
> going" as much as possible,

It has, and it's the default.

- Volodya

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