[vlc-devel] [PATCH v2] package/win32: build.sh: trigger build errors on dubious pointer use

Steve Lhomme robux4 at ycbcr.xyz
Tue Mar 17 13:53:13 CET 2020

On 2020-03-17 13:44, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le tiistaina 17. maaliskuuta 2020, 14.08.18 EET Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>> As 48442d3536edae578f1a384e73346d1e2a4c0061 proved, people don't read
>> warnings.
> If you don't read warnings, you're free to enable warning as error in YOUR
> build.

I do but nobody is perfect. And some warnings are more important than 
others. Pointer safety is at the top of my priorities.

> There are plenty of cases were pointer type warnings are harmless, or
> theoretically invalid but practically harmless (especially on Windows, which
> institutionalized aliasing violations).

Again, this is at best theoretical. I have neither any of those issues 
with master for months with clang and gcc. So please provide an example 
where this would create an error when it shouldn't.

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