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Subject: Re: [boost] policy on compiler warnings?
From: Kenny Riddile (kfriddile_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-20 20:03:57

Kenny Riddile wrote:
> Does Boost have any documented policy on compiler warnings? I, like a
> lot of people, use warning level 4 when compiling with MSVC. I also
> usually turn on warnings as errors, but I cannot easily do that since
> many Boost libraries emit warnings at warning level 4 under MSVC9. I
> realize that warnings aren't really standardized across compilers, but I
> would still expect a project that touts itself as " of the most
> highly regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the
> world." to strive for zero warnings under a commonly used setting on one
> of its official test compilers. I have created the following tickets
> regarding warnings that are currently causing me trouble:
> Thanks,
> Kenny Riddile
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and another:

Apparently some prior attention has been given to suppressing warnings
specific to warning level 4 under MSVC...line 1139 of lexical_cast.hpp
describes working around such a warning (and then ignores the
unreachable code warning emitted a few lines down).

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