On 2011-12-26 10:10:40 (+0000), Alexander Best <email@example.com> wrote:
> i grep'ed through src/sys and found several places where WERROR= was set in
> order to get rid of the default -Werror setting. i tried to remove those
> WERROR= overrides from any Makefile, where doing so did not break tinderbox.
> in those cases, where it couldn't be completely removed, i added conditions to
> only set WERROR= for the particular achitecture or compiler, where tinderbox
> did not suceed without the WERROR=.
Wouldn't it be better to set WARNS=x rather than WERROR
code has bugs, it breaks tinderbox" whereas WARNS=x says "this code has the
following kind of bugs which break tinderbox".
Possibly wrapped in an architecture-test where appropriate.
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