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From: Jens Seidel (jensseidel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-03 09:12:09

On Fri, May 02, 2008 at 10:25:56PM -0700, Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:
> > I don't want to turn this into an argument; I only asked if there is
> > an official Boost policy on the subject. Is there a requirement that
> > boost compiles with -Wall without warnings on all compilers?
> I don't know if there is a formal policy, but I know a couple of years
> ago boost wasn't clean for compiling with -Wall. In the meantime, someone
> must have worked pretty hard to eliminate all the warnings. It would
> be nice if that investment could be preserved. When developing new

Right, warning free code is a good idea.

Nevertheless one should specify Boost include path via -isystem
path/to/boost and not via -I path/to/boost if one doesn't want to see
the warnings in system libraries with gcc.


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