[Python-Dev] Re: sre warnings

Gustavo Niemeyer niemeyer at conectiva.com
Tue Jan 20 08:40:17 EST 2004

> >Ohh.. I wasn't aware about this case, since I get no errors at all at
> >this line. Do you see any others? 
> As Tim explains, this is likely due to me using a more recent gcc (3.3).

That's the same one I'm using.

> I'll attach my current list of warnings below.


> The signed/unsigned warnings are actually harmless: they cause a problem
> only when comparing negative and unsigned numbers (where the negative
> number gets converted to unsigned and may actually compare larger than
> the positive one). This should not be an issue for SRE - I believe
> all the numbers are always non-negative, unless they are the -1 marker
> (for which I'm uncertain whether it is ever relationally compared).

I'll check it out. Thanks.

Gustavo Niemeyer

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