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Subject: Re: [boost] Misuse of warnings-as-errors?
From: Jonathan Wakely (jwakely.boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-01 12:46:50

On 1 May 2014 17:23, Chris Cooper wrote:
> Shouldn’t boost have one or the other?


> Either warnings are important enough to treat them as errors in the unit tests (in which case they should get fixed) or else they’re not that important and warnings-as-errors shouldn’t be enabled by default anywhere?

I think that's a false dichotomy.

If a particular library does compile warning-free, whether because
it's the intention of that library's maintainer or by chance, your
view seems to be that it must not be allowed to use -Werror because
some other libraries can't or won't or just don't use it.

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