Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> writes: > Meaning one needs to get a fix once; a random NMUer might need to chase > upstream patches (never a pleasure when fixing unrelated issues). Given > what you wrote, I'm not sure what it buys us to keep -Werror in > distribution packages, except for the possibly ticking time bomb.
Well, the simple answer is that we avoid having to maintain local patches against the upstream source to remove -Werror, since generally it's not something over which we have a choice without patching the upstream source. It's usually expressed in configure.ac. -- Russ Allbery (r...@debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/> -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-devel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org Archive: http://lists.debian.org/87mwmub2p0....@windlord.stanford.edu