[Python-Dev] Compiler warnings

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Feb 1 14:51:03 CET 2006

Scott Dial <scott+python-dev at scottdial.com> writes:

> So, either the GCC people have not noticed this problem, or (more 
> likely) have decided that this is acceptable, but clearly it will cause 
> spurious warnings. Hey, after all, they are just warnings.

Well, indeed, but "no warnings" is a useful policy -- it makes new
warnings much easier to spot :)

The warnings under discussion seem rather excessive to me.


  Ignoring the rules in the FAQ: 1" slice in spleen and prevention 
    of immediate medical care.
                                              -- Mark C. Langston, asr

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list