bugGNUstep - Bugs: bug #46939, -Werror set for GSSpeechServer

 
 

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bug #46939: -Werror set for GSSpeechServer

Submitted by:  Niels Grewe <thebeing>
Submitted on:  Wed Jan 20 21:23:15 2016  
 
Category: Gui/AppKitSeverity: 2 - Minor
Item Group: BugStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

Wed Jan 20 22:51:21 2016, comment #1:

An alternative proposal,

to just remove it for standard builds
I'm not sure there is currently a way with gnustep-make, if so i missed it in the documentation.

something like:
DEBUG_OBJCFLAGS=-Werror

so it only occurrs during make debug=yes,
I'm not sure i'm entirely on board with this (that is i see the debian bug you provide has -g), that said it also has optimization flags, which I thought debug=yes disabled.

so they may be passing -g in manually rather than using make debug=yes.

a lot of projects also will only enable it if maintainer mode has been enabled with ./configure --enable-maintainer-mode

or if the version is checked out from version control (e.g. a .git dir exists) as this is removed from the release tarball.

matt rice <ratmice>
Project Member
Wed Jan 20 21:23:15 2016, original submission:

Currently, the GSSpeechServer tool is really difficult to get to build because it sets the -Werror flag on all source files. I stumbled upon this recently when I wrote my VM build scripts, but see also https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=811928.

Philosophically speaking, I'm quite in favour of -Werror (no warnings means no petty little problems to obscure big ones), but we don't do it anywhere else (as far as I'm aware), so it might make sense to remove it?

Cheers,

Niels

Niels Grewe <thebeing>
Project Member

 

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