svn commit: r201227 - in head: sbin/comcontrol sbin/mount
sbin/mount_msdosfs sbin/mount_nullfs sbin/rcorder usr.bin/find
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ed at 80386.nl
Wed Dec 30 06:40:31 UTC 2009
* Xin LI <delphij at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl> wrote:
> > Hi Gabor,
> > * Gabor Kovesdan <gabor at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >> I wonder if it would be worth to invent a WARNS=7 level, which would
> >> be WARNS=6 + ANSI. Although ANSI-conformance isn't a -Wfoo flag,
> >> which is WARNS for but conforming ANSI means a higher level
> >> cleannes, which is demanded, so I think it wouldn't really
> >> contradict to the semantics of WARNS.
> > So far I've been using -Wold-style-definition, which I've been using
> > make these changes. I am planning on just adding that to WARNS=6,
> > considering that almost all the code at WARNS=6 builds with this flag
> > enabled now.
> > I'd rather not add a WARNS=7, because then I'm afraid almost nobody will
> > know about its existence, causing it to be mostly ignored. In an ideal
> > world, I think we should get rid of WARNS. We could just enable all -W
> > flags by default, except -Werror. That way people would be invited to
> > fix the warnings over time.
> Probably leaving -Werror by default is better... Without -Werror I
> think there is fewer chance that these issues being noticed. The
> point of having -Werror is that it means a build break (at the
> developers' local machine, or tinderbox if he or she didn't do a full
> universe build), loud enough and can be fixed early rather than
> letting them go. Historically we only disable -Werror when major
> compiler change, etc.
Sure. We should just enable it in Makefile.inc by default, but basically
my proposal is to just reduce the entire warnings thing to just two
- Have all warnings enabled, but not -Werror.
- Have all warnings enabled and also -Werror.
Where we enable the latter is another discussion.
(Almost happy new year),
Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl>
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