Possibly an annoying test in configure

Dennis Clarke dclarke at blastwave.org
Sun Aug 20 21:09:45 CEST 2023

On 8/20/23 05:48, Torbjörn Granlund wrote:
> Niels Möller <nisse at lysator.liu.se> writes:
>    I would *not* want to support -Werror as something to be used in general
>    by users, with arbitrary compiler versions, compile flag tweaks, etc.
> Indeed.
> There is a fashion among compiler maintainers to accept an ever
> decreasing subset of C, making any effort at producing accepted code a
> wild goose chase.
> I think warnings have gone from useful to mostly annoying, and that's
> already without "-Werror"-like flags.

Pretty sure that should be "int main (void) { return 0; } ".

How hard can it be to patch that in the configure.ac autotools stuff?

Dennis Clarke
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