[vlc-devel] Build errors (brp checks).

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Aug 29 12:23:12 CEST 2009

Le vendredi 28 août 2009 11:25:25 Dominique Leuenberger, vous avez écrit :
> Quoting Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> > On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 10:54:45 +0300, Dominique Leuenberger
> >
> > <dominique at leuenberger.net> wrote:
> >> for dirs_xdg.c:
> >> config/dirs_xdg.c: In function 'config_GetUserDir':
> >> config/dirs_xdg.c:233: warning: control reaches end of non-void function
> >
> > GCC bug. Wontfix.
> btw: of course I see why you say there is no error in vlc... of course
> the 'end' of the function can't be reached without a return due to the
> generic assert. But what's the 'damage' if we just make the compiler
> happy? Any nasty side effect we add a return NULL after the assertion?
> this will never be reached and the compiler is happy...

We'd end up adding dead code. And then someone will complain that there is a 
dead code warning...

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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