Re: Making GNOME crash

On Fri, 2005-11-11 at 14:24 +0100, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> Two notes:
> - -Werror is only enabled for CVS; releases have it disabled by default.
> -
> also shows how easy it is to override the flags.
> I also don't understand what you mean by selfish here.  What's selfish
> about making sure we catch potential problems as soon as possible when
> they're easy to fix ? Maybe we're selfish for licensing under the LGPL,
> requiring people to send back their changes ?

I'm guessing that Gustavo thought that -Werror was enabled in the
releases, which everyone agrees is a bad idea (new compilers warn about
code in interesing ways).  I agree that using strict compile flags in
development is a good idea.

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