[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] python/dist/src setup.py, 1.219, 1.220

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Sun Aug 28 15:27:04 CEST 2005

>>>>> "Martin" == Martin v Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> writes:

    Martin> Raymond Hettinger wrote:

    >> Do you have an ANSI-strict option with your compiler?

    Martin> gcc does have an option to force c89 compliance, but there
    Martin> is a good chance that Python stops compiling with option:
    Martin> on many systems, essential system headers fail to comply
    Martin> with C89 (in addition, activating that mode also makes
    Martin> many extensions unavailable).

However, it might be a reasonable pre-checkin test to try compiling
changed files with the option enabled, depending on the number of
nonconforming system headers, etc., and grep the output for whinging
about c89-nonconformance.

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