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Re: Enabling compiler warning flags

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Enabling compiler warning flags
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:49:27 -0800
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On 12/20/2012 01:32 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
Posix asserts
are useless during development under a debugger because the eventually
lead to SIGTERM. A much better approach in practice is to SIGTRAP.

I didn't follow all that message, but this part doesn't appear
to be correct.  In POSIX, when assert() fails it leads to SIGABRT.

More generally, I'd rather focus this mailing list's energy into
improving Autoconf rather than worrying too much about
philosophical considerations.

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