Subject: Re: [boost] [warnings] Are warnings acceptable artifacts from builds?
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-08 16:44:33
warnings vary with compilers. It's a huge amount of extra work
to eliminate all warnings in all compilers. And in many cases
"fixing" warnings really amounts to "hiding" warnings (e.g.
using a cast) so "fixing" them is worse than leaving them.
Sid Sacek wrote:
> Just curious, when I use certain libraries, I get compiler warnings.
> Are these simply acceptable during a build, or should they be
> reported to somebody ?
> The latest warning I'm seeing are:
> Warning 4 warning C4245: 'initializing' :
> conversion from 'int' to 'const
> boost::detail::mask_uint_t<8>::least', signed/unsigned mismatch
> C:\Trunk.3.1\ThirdParty\boost\crc.hpp 377 Warning 5
> warning C4245: 'initializing' : conversion from 'int' to 'const
> boost::detail::mask_uint_t<16>::least', signed/unsigned mismatch
> C:\Trunk.3.1\ThirdParty\boost\crc.hpp 400
> -Sid Sacek
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