clang warning about mini-gmp.c when used in Emacs
dclarke at blastwave.org
Tue Apr 19 20:13:40 CEST 2022
On 4/19/22 12:44, Torbjörn Granlund wrote:
> "Marco Bodrato" <bodrato at mail.dm.unipi.it> writes:
> gmp$ ./configure CC="gcc -Wall -Werror"
> configure: error: could not find a working compiler, see config.log for
> Yes, you are right... a too fussy compiler is not considered a working
> compiler by the "configure" script :-)
> The language accepted by -Wall -Werror ain't C. Unfortunately, GMP and
> its configure snippets are written in C.
I feel this should be a link on the GMP website somewhere :
Modifying the code of a non-trivial project in order to
placate clang is a wild goose chase; with every release, the
subset of the language C clang accepts gets smaller.
Torbjörn Granlund , 24 Aug 2020
That has served me well ever since.
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