On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 06:00:25PM -0700, John Baldwin wrote:
> On 05-Jul-01 Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 04:12:22PM -0700, Jordan Hubbard wrote:
> >> Since David's busy, I'm working on it now.  Just some build issues to
> >> be worked out since warnings were made fatal recently.
> > 
> > What problems?  There shouldn't be any fatalities from warnings unless
> > people have marked something with WARNS prematurely.
> Err, that's exactly the problem.  People have turned on WARNS= after only
> testing on i386 and thus breaking the alpha when alpha-specific (or
> P64-specific) warnings turn up.

There have been one or two instances of that, but they've all been
quickly corrected, and in fact it sounds like Jordan's was one of
those.  It sounded like he was talking about further, continuing
problems beyond this.

Yes, people need to be more careful when enabling WARNS and not do it
until they've positively tested it on alpha.


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