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Re: [Libguestfs] daemon/ warnings



On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 10:26:03AM +0100, Matthew Booth wrote:
> On 10/08/09 10:21, Jim Meyering wrote:
> >Matthew Booth wrote:
> >>On 10/08/09 09:57, Jim Meyering wrote:
> >>>Here are a few warning-removal changes for daemon/:
> >...
> >>What warnings are you turning on? I normally compile with -Wall, and I
> >>don't get warning for unused function arguments:
> >
> >I started with these: -Wall -W -Wextra
> 
> Now I see where you're coming from. ACK.
> 
> Do you find it's generally useful to turn these on across the board? In 
> my experience, until you get down to zero compiler warnings and turn on 
> -Werror, they often go unnoticed. Are we likely to be able to get down 
> to zero compiler warnings?

I don't see why not - libvirt managed to get there, even for the crazy
mingw32 compile. Once there, development should definitely be done using
-Werror on at all times. Also using the new

AM_SILENT_RULES([yes])

lets you quite clearly see compile warning even without -Werror

Regards,
Daniel
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