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From: Kacper Kowalik <xarthisius@g.o>
Subject: Re: -Werror unwanted?
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 17:25:11 +0200
On 15.05.2012 13:29, Tony "Chainsaw" Vroon wrote:
> On 14/05/12 16:44, hasufell wrote:
>> However, I don't see references to ebuild policy (in devmanual or
>> howtos) how to handle Werror.
> 
> As can be judged by the title of my patches on the subject, I consider
> -Werror to be short-sighted at best and idiotic at worst. The next GCC
> version, which will add *loads* of warnings to anything that compiled
> cleanly before, is going to kill you.
> Remove it from the build system. It is one of those patches that will
> probably live downstream until the end of time, but that is acceptable.

That's why IMHO the best way to fix those bugs is to make -Werror
optional. It the hardest path, but both upstream and downstream should
be satisfied.
Cheers,
Kacper

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