On 03/12/2018 07:47 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
On 03/12/2018 04:24 AM, Rechi wrote:
The following patch will fix AC_C_BIGENDIAN, for cross compiling, if
narrowing is a fatal error in the used compiler.
Narrowing should not be a fatal error unless you used -Werror, which we
advise against doing (it is impossible in general to write all configure
snippets to be warning-proof against all possible -Werror settings).
Clarification: we recommend against including -Werror in CFLAGS during
configure. It's just fine to have a dedicated configure probe for
whether -Werror works, and then adding -Werror to CFLAGS during make
time. It's just configure time where using -Werror globally is unsupported.
Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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