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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-06 08:32:25

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> 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
> be.
> Dave, do you have a minimal example reproducing the problem?

I'm afraid not. I was building the Boost.Python tests, though, so it
should be easy enough to reproduce.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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