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Subject: Re: [boost] Are warnings acceptable artifacts from builds?
From: pete_at_[hidden]
Date: 2009-09-09 09:34:44

On Wed 09/09/09 15:19 , Maciej Sobczak <prog_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> If a given user has a strict policy of
> not
> having *any* warnings during their build, then that policy is enough
> to
> prevent them from using Boost. I'm pretty sure that this scenario is
> not
> something that library authors would easily accept.
> Regards,

With gcc, we have chosen to include Boost using -i_system rather than -i so that /all/ Boost-generated warnings are suppressed, on the grounds that Boost developers know what they are doing and that all warnings are thus spurious. I'm interested if others think this approach is too cavalier.

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