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Re: Mass rebuild for Fedora 12



On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:43:02AM +0200, Ondřej Vašík wrote:
> > It shouldn't be an error, this warning (rarely) has false positives and
> > warns even about code that is never executed.  That doesn't mean we
> > shouldn't be grepping build logs for those warnings and letting maintainers
> > know that they should analyse them (a job for rpmdiff or similar).
> 
> Ok, not possible to make it an error. 
> So what about not tagging automatically packages with those "always
> overflow destination buffer" warnings in Mass rebuild to prevent
> possible later mass SIGABRTs? Just greping for that message and later
> posting suspicious packages on fedora-devel-list - to let those package
> maintainers choose whether it is false positive or thing affecting the
> package functionality...

If we can have some kind of white list for that, why not.  E.g. glibc
build has a whole bunch of them, in the testcases that verify the
-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE functionality and those are all intentional.

	Jakub


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