[vlc-devel] commit: Revert "Turn on -Werror for libvlccore and libvlc." ( Rémi Denis-Courmont )

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Thu Aug 14 08:27:53 CEST 2008

On Thu, 14 Aug 2008 01:32:34 +0200, Pierre d'Herbemont
<pdherbemont at free.fr> wrote:
>> A warning is a warning is a warning. According to the GCC  
>> documentation
>> itself, "warnings are made optional because GCC is not smart enough  
>> to see
>> all the reasons why the code might be correct despite appearing to  
>> have an
>> error". And my experience is that other compilers are much worse.
> Ok. Do you agree then to turn -Werror when building when --enable-debug?

No. Never.

If you want -Werror, do it yourself in your *own* CFLAGS.

> The idea is to get enough of us to build with -Werror, without trying  
> to afraid new comers.

So we forbid porters to other platforms from enabling debug, precisely in
the cases that it would be most useful...

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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