[PATCH] Use automake (v5)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon May 3 10:40:24 GMT 2021

On May  2 12:25, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2021-05-02 09:28, Jon Turney wrote:
> > Some possible items of future work I noted:
> > * -Wimplicit-fallthrough, -Werror could (should?) be set in top-level
> > Makefile.am.common, rather than individual subdirs

Careful, the implicit-fallthrough values are different.  Not saying they
*have* to be different, but that certainly requires code changes.

> Perhaps keep -Werror for Cygwin sources only where we can directly deal with
> new warnings generated due to prompt gcc releases with improvements under
> Cygwin (thanks to Achim and JonY).

No, -Werror should be used for all source dirs under winsup.

> With other distros' gcc releases lagging, package builds are getting more
> warnings during cygport builds, which would have to be dealt with either by
> more Cygwin patches and/or working with upstream, by toggling off -Werror,
> or specific -Wno-... options which could result in suppressing useful
> output, as well as delaying package releases.
> -- 
> Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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