Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship

Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-dev
Lists: gentoo-dev: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
From: hasufell <hasufell@g.o>
Subject: Re: -Werror unwanted?
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 19:03:52 +0200
On 05/14/2012 06:13 PM, Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-05-14 at 17:44 +0200, hasufell wrote:
>> 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.

Re: -Werror unwanted?
-- Markos Chandras
-Werror unwanted?
-- hasufell
Re: -Werror unwanted?
-- Alexandre Rostovtsev
Lists: gentoo-dev: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: -Werror unwanted?
Next by thread:
Re: -Werror unwanted?
Previous by date:
Re: Adding PYTHON_TARGETS=python2_7 to base profile
Next by date:
Re: Stability of /sys api

Updated Jun 29, 2012

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-dev mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.