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Re: Implicition declarations of functions and bugs

On 20-Jan-06, 16:55 (CST), Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote: 
> Yes, and definitely maintainers should clean this up when they see it
> unless they know it's safe.  On the other hand, *most* of the cases of
> this warning in my experience are harmless because the function returns an
> int.  It's most commonly seen in ancient software that doesn't include all
> of the right headers for functions like getopt().

Right. And in such cases it's trivial to fix, which makes it easier
to browse the build log for real errors. There's really no excuse for
letting these bugs live.

Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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