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Subject: Re: [boost] Help needed in fixing warnings
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-09 10:20:31

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On
Behalf Of
> John Maddock
> Sent: Sunday, November 08, 2009 5:32 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] Help needed in fixing warnings
> Dear all,
> I've started a wiki page here:
> for folks to collaborate
> on fixing warnings from Boost libraries.
> As noted the initial effort should be directed towards core libraries -
> those that get included and reused by other libraries.
> You can help by:
> * Running the tests for your favorite libraries (those not already listed,
> or with "unknown" status), and updating their "Status" field to reflect
> whether any work is needed.
> * Filing bug reports if it's not obvious how to silence the warnings.
> * Filing patches if the fixes are obvious.
> * Fixing the code if you're a library author!
> There's something for everyone there, whether you're a Boost newbie, or a
> hardened veteran, so I hope that many hands can make light work of this!

And there are some HOW-To suggestions on warnings at

at the end of the document.

Managing Warnings from Compilers (and other tools)
Avoid warnings, Eliminate warning, Suppress Warnings, or Document.

including copy'n'paste examples that may save you some time.


PS There two documents might be merged?

Paul A. Bristow
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