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From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 10:53:34
Message-Id: 20100627104724.GC23460@nibiru.local
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages by Nikos Chantziaras
* Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de> schrieb:

> Did it actually occur to anyone that warnings are not errors? You can > have them for correct code. A warning means you might want to look at > the code to check whether there's some real error there. It doesn't > mean the code is broken.
In my personal experience, most times a warning comes it, the code *is* broken (but *might* work in most situations). So, developers should always enable it and think ten times if some warning is acceptable. But: you all conviced me. These flags should be controlled by the distro buildsystem, not the individual package. Developers just should take care that there're no preventable warnings. cu -- --------------------------------------------------------------------- Enrico Weigelt == metux IT service - --------------------------------------------------------------------- Please visit the OpenSource QM Taskforce: Patches / Fixes for a lot dozens of packages in dozens of versions: ---------------------------------------------------------------------


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[gentoo-dev] Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>