John Merryweather Cooper john_m_cooper at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 20 07:35:50 PST 2007

Could not -fno-strict-aliasing be considered as just another WARN level?  At least then, there might be some pressure to eliminate strict aliasing warnings as a necessary component to moving to a higher WARN level.


----- Original Message ----
From: David O'Brien <obrien at freebsd.org>
To: John Birrell <jb at what-creek.com>
Cc: ????????? Bill Hacker <askbill at conducive.net>; freebsd-current at freebsd.org
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 7:20:28 AM
Subject: Re: Tinderbox

On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 10:33:50PM +0000, John Birrell wrote:
> Unfortunately the tinderboxes run with custom CFLAGS.
> I would change this if I could, but I'm not the first to mention
> how frustrating it is. I have never seen a good argument for why
> the tinderbox is different from the CVS defaults.

One reason is that some of us (at least) have dreams of not compiling
with -strict-aliasing.  If we have any hope of doing so - the tenderbox
needs to build without to keep new warnings of creaping up.

-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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