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Re: Help with -Werror

From: Phillip Susi
Subject: Re: Help with -Werror
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:10:42 -0400
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Nick Bowler writes:
> Automake does not add -Werror to the default C compiler flags, and it
> does not do anything with a CFLAGS_WERROR variable.

Yea, I forgot about it was in there.

> If that is happening for a particular package, then it is because the
> package authors did something to make it happen.  So probably any
> questions about it happening in parted should be taken up with the
> parted maintainer(s)...

That would be me ;)

> For the most part, -Werror is a developer tool which will only cause
> problems for users, so my strong recommendation is that it should
> never appear in package releases, but not everybody subscribes to
> that philosophy...

I am tempted to switch it off... on the other hand, the previous
maintainer probably had a good reason for putting it in, so I would
prefer to just switch it off for BUILT_SOURCES.  Any idea how to do

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