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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-06 20:52:14

on Thu Nov 05 2009, Beman Dawes <> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 4:12 PM, Patrick Horgan <phorgan1_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> -pedantic issues all the warnings required by strict ISO C and ISO C++.
>>  They are in the standard for a reason...
> Tread carefully here. The standards require "diagnostics", not
> warnings. And the warnings from gcc -pedantic and other compiler's
> equivalent go far beyond anything mandated by the standards.

Maybe so, but -pedantic does detect some illegal code that isn't
otherwise flagged and can't be guaranteed to be portable.

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