Subject: Re: [boost] [Wiki] Changes in information about gcc warnings.
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-20 08:54:37
Patrick Horgan wrote:
> On 01/19/2011 07:18 AM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
> > "This causes GCC to issue all required diagnostics of the
> > language standard given by the -std=xxxx option (the default
> > is -std=gnu++98) and to warn about the use of GCC extensions.
> > (This would, for instance, warn about the use of #ident,
> > which is a non-standard, GCC extension.) Some of the
> > warnings this option will trigger can be suppressed, such as
> > the use of long long in C++98 code with -Wno-long-long, but
> > most cannot.
> Nice. Do you think that there should be information about
> suppression here, (and I suppose if here, then also in the
> sections on -Wall and -Wextra), when there's a whole section
> on gcc suppression?
It wouldn't hurt to reference the suppression section in the context of -Wall and -Wextra. However, -pedantic is special in my mind because it doesn't start with "-W," because it is a whole collection of warnings not otherwise addressed, and not all of its warnings can be suppressed. Therefore, referencing the suppression section would be good, but a disclaimer is warranted.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
IMPORTANT: The information contained in this email and/or its attachments is confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by reply and immediately delete this message and all its attachments. Any review, use, reproduction, disclosure or dissemination of this message or any attachment by an unintended recipient is strictly prohibited. Neither this message nor any attachment is intended as or should be construed as an offer, solicitation or recommendation to buy or sell any security or other financial instrument. Neither the sender, his or her employer nor any of their respective affiliates makes any warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of any of the information contained herein or that this message or any of its attachments is free of viruses.
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk