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On 14/05/12 23:42, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote:
>>> I personally think that if an upstream says that no warnings must be
>>> produced by the code, and a developer should look at them before
>>> declaring any warnings safe, then that is best followed.
>> Upstream does not need to take into account warnings produced by
>> compilers for lesser known architectures, as explained above.
> These warnings could be harmless or introduce silent breakage. The user
> often can't tell.
You can have breakage without any warnings being emitted, and you can
have warnings that result in no breakage whatsoever.
Furthermore, -Werror on Gentoo makes zero sense; portage will already
produce a QA notice with warnings that have the potential to result in
breakage. -Werror is not needed.