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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] -Werror unwanted?
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 18:59:14
Message-Id: 4FB155C5.8090400@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] -Werror unwanted? by hasufell
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On 05/14/2012 06:03 PM, hasufell wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 06:13 PM, Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote: >> On Mon, 2012-05-14 at 17:44 +0200, hasufell wrote: >>> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=260867 >>> >>> However, I don't see references to ebuild policy (in devmanual >>> or howtos) how to handle Werror. >>> >>> Is there a common opinion on that. And shouldn't we add that to >>> the documentation then? >> >> -Werror is unwanted in anything that links to glib, gtk+, or >> other gnome libraries. This is because gnome upstream developers >> have been adding compiler warnings for usage of deprecated API >> which, despite being deprecated, will in all likelihood remain >> supported for years; -Werror turns those warnings into fatal >> build errors, and tracking down all instances of deprecated API >> use twice a year (after a new version of gnome is released) >> increases maintenance burden for little benefit. >> >> -Alexandre. >> >> > > So, I will file a documentation bug unless someone can point me in > the right direction. I didn't find a reference to that issue. >
Open a bug, write a devmanual patch and I will be happy to apply it - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.19 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJPsVXFAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCu6wQAL4PnIdPbockkXyrQY0srnWw Y+3bPlaLJgMecHFwiLzA6LNzk6Tc69JmPio0kGvGKxgL+lfsdhwq3FPqqq8X92lU Ao+gIdxr4ALGZNS4b5bJAdgQHSNo8NndezBaNFjXzKAr5fzI449/6oFQwucDFA/a c2smuoKfK690RP4dLjoB0uXvFmTyCRHpUK8mikaXxnMnQlQ0DpkzuVAWJHaR7u1e XuuMMHlaaQ/EJMt1p1VXfvkekTHQ60R0U/CuDNc5CjjAQRJpqIao7quwZAg0OMeY ty56OC5hu/AdqAngnEY3wUAt/iho6yDCUhKM0Z4lEHVgsJWDmZuMF3yidZTbXIP1 7Zg73zqHRfYUJLMqyWiXy7+32gTTlIjZGivbWK6KH0QB55pdKindWmsUcQfiblTD yhfOhTur6w89GH7uepB+jMPY5VRk55z3qQ1wVUe1b+rCRrgDeGAe+AIh6TWOxsrE EeuRSe9CWFR85sCFlACevTRNnZ40Nfms/Cr48eDzNNbS7Ldfmb231DHB90m1MWMT /nHRKjwYmspEnE4e3qwjSgTHvJufkm0A08cEWgUBBXxjaepsRgKfXSIrJBVHqL7T xJPKzN9zm8K3nEnQC9bXfcm4XwoerUDbSPLeIUzHTPURJHO5b1hQkhCPfwrhA9b8 Kt5bsmo1KEmD9sGBzREr =471E -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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