[vlc-devel] commit: configure: Treat unused param or value as error when building with --enable-debug. ( Pierre d'Herbemont )

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 20:42:47 CEST 2009

On Aug 21, 2009, at 5:55 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> Le vendredi 21 août 2009 17:45:48 Pierre d'Herbemont, vous avez  
> écrit :
>>> There is no point on forbiding autoconf C code to generate warnings.
>> AFAIK, our test are failing, not theirs. I'll try to fix it
>> differently. You are welcome to help, instead of wining.
> You are welcome to not break a working build system for your personal
> convenience of not seeing warnings from other people's code.

This is not my personal convenience. That's my dislike of an utterly  
ugly buildsystem -  but functional.

> -Werror in configure checks will not be safe anytime soon, and has  
> absolute
> zero added-value from VLC development perspective.

Right, I am the first one to not want to mess with autotools too much.

> Besides, nobody will ever check  that *all* the current tests work  
> fine even on Linux and Windwos.

I hear your complaints, and Werrors won't be used during autotools  
tests now.


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