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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-04 12:35:25

John Maddock wrote:
> my suggestion would be that we have two test-runners (if we
> have any spare!)
> that build with warnings-as-errors, maybe:
> -Wall -pedantic -Wstrict-aliasing -fstrict-aliasing -Werror
> For gcc and:
> /W3 /WX
> for MSVC?

That won't work well for a test-runner will it? On the first warning, the build will fail. It would be better to have a report of all warnings that must be addressed.

FWIW, our build system's current settings for GCC are:

 -Wall -Wno-comment -Wpointer-arith -W -Wconversion -Wno-long-long

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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