[PATCH] powerpc: Add configurable -Werror for arch/powerpc
olof at lixom.net
Tue Apr 7 12:37:52 EST 2009
On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 07:28:30PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Olof Johansson <olof at lixom.net>
> Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 21:27:43 -0500
> > On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 12:00:41PM +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> >> Add an option, on by default, to build all code under arch/powerpc with
> >> -Werror, which causes gcc to treat warnings as errors.
> >> The intention is to make it harder for people to inadvertantly introduce
> >> errors in the arch/powerpc code. It needs to be configurable so that
> >> if a warning is introduced, people can easily work around it while it's
> >> being fixed.
> > This looks useful at least for the automated builds to catch new warnings,
> > but do similar options exist on other architectures, x86 in particular? I
> > think a Cc to LKML of this could be useful.
> On sparc64 we do this unconditionally.
Great! I'm all for merging it in, having recently found new warnings on
RFC patches that went uncaught by the poster. :)
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