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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-06 07:58:58

On Friday 27 January 2006 19:36, David Abrahams wrote:
> "Reece Dunn" <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > David Abrahams wrote:
> >>I get loads of warnings when compiling with msvc with warnings=off
> >
> > warnings=off is using the /W0 flag which is what the visual studio
> > solution files use to turn off warnings, so this is doing the right
> > thing.
> >
> > NOTE: the warning feature is an incidental feature, so it is not
> > propagated.
> That is bad. When users build something with warnings=off from the
> command-line and get a pile of warnings, they will think, like I did,
> that something is wrong. And it is.

In fact, incidental features *are* propagated, at least they are supposed to

Dave, do you have a minimal example reproducing the problem? If so, can you
run bjam with the --debug-building option and check if the all targets are
built with "warnings=off"? Do you see /W0 flag in the command lines?

- Volodya

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