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Re: Using -Werror in CFLAGS for a debian package build

Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@metux.de> writes:
> * Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> schrieb:

>> If -Werror had not been disabled for this warning, my guess is that
>> nearly every package using -Wall -Werror not previously tested with 4.6
>> would FTBFS.

> I, personally, consider all of those warnings bugs. Well, unused
> variables aren't problems per se, but often can give good hints where
> there *might* be some bug.

Oh, sure, I agree.  But sometimes it's not a good idea to immediately
escalate a whole ton of minor bugs to FTBFS bugs.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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