[RFC] cygport: use -Werror=implicit-function-declarations

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Oct 17 17:06:00 GMT 2013

On 2013-10-17 04:38, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 16 18:42, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> One potential drawback is that this flag may cause false negatives
>> in poorly written configure tests; without extensive testing, I
>> can't say yet how prevalent this would be, but I think that making
>> this an error and perusing config.log is generally easier than
>> making it just a warning and having to sift through the entire
>> output of make.
> Uh... I'm not so sure about that.  I would rather see the configure
> tests running through, but like the idea to have
> -Werror=implicit-function-declaration set for the actual make stage.

There is no practical way of changing CFLAGS between the configure and 
make stages.

> It's more important that configure tests run to check for existence
> of stuff, and not being able to configure is a really annoying
> problem.

configure would still run, but poorly written tests could return "no" 
when the correct answer is "yes".


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