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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-05 10:17:30

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On
Behalf Of
> Beman Dawes
> Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2009 12:33 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
> One possible approach would be to create a wiki page that describes:
> * A first cut at a Boost policy on warnings.
> * For the current release of the critical compilers, what compiler
> switches apply. "Critical compilers" are GCC, VC++, for now.
> * How a developer using bjam can run local tests with those switches.
> * A list of libraries known to have serious warning issues.
> Anything else will take too much time to be useful for 1.41.0.
> Would anyone like to take a cut at starting such a wiki page?

Since I've been a moaned about warning, I've had a stab at this at

Right at the end.

But much more detail, especially non-MS is required.

(It also may not be the best place for it).


Paul A. Bristow
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