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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: -Werror unwanted?
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 20:37:13 +0200
On Mon, 14 May 2012 17:44:17 +0200
hasufell <hasufell@g.o> 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?

Upstream which enforces a particular warning flags on users is a dumb
upstream. Necessary warning flags should be set locally by devs /
distro maintainers rather than through autoconf. If they can't handle
that, someone should probably be replaced.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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