Paul de Vrieze wrote: > My argument is that we must not filter -ffast-math or any other dangerous > cflags. The reason being that people will request more filters for all > packages that don't work with it. Many users will either ignore or miss the > warning messages. Filtering the flag basically tells them that even though > the message says it is dangerous, their use of the flag is still more or less > supported, while it is not.
Okay, I agree with this if it's considered acceptable to die during pkg_setup. I was under the impression it's not. >> Right, but how are people supposed to learn something is dangerous if all >> the sharp edges have been filed off? And how can you decide which flags >> are "bad" and "good" on a global level when for the most part compiler >> parameters are akin to black magic? > > In this case the compiler documentation itself says it is dangerous. That > should be enough. Agreed. Anything but global filtering. --de.
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