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Re: native-comp-async-report-warnings-errors default value

From: Andrea Corallo
Subject: Re: native-comp-async-report-warnings-errors default value
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 09:37:30 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
>> I'd rather sustain a barrage of annoyed people who think these
>> warnings are gratuitous than explain to someone why Emacs decided to
>> shut up these warnings by default and thus prevented him/her from
>> seeing some warning which, if seen in time, could avoid a crash or
>> some other catastrophic result.
> In my opinion, it's not something we should be showing to users.  It's
> highly irregular that we do -- we didn't present users saying "emacs"
> with all the compilation warnings from building Emacs in Emacs 27.2, but
> that's (in effect) what we're doing now.
> Compilation warnings are for developers, not users, so builds that are
> geared towards users (as pretests are) should have this switched off.

What is the problem with changing it after pretest is done?

In the Emacs world by definition there's no clear distinction between
users and developers, postponing the switch we maximize the probability
that some user/developer fix some broken code no?


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