Re: RE:2.4.19 warnings with allnoconfig

From: Aschwin Marsman - aYniK Software Solutions (
Date: Sun Aug 04 2002 - 02:59:24 EST

On 4 Aug 2002, Christian Neumair wrote:

> > 2.4.19 with make allnoconfig produces these warnings.
> Just a hint:
> There is almost no software with completely clean code.

I can't agree. What you can say is that if you enable warnings
from the beginning, it's much easier because you prevent those
warnings, if you get them a couple of times.

If you upgrade your compiler, it can issue new warnings,
like you see when using gcc 3.x, or e.g. when changing from 2.8.x to

> Whenever you see one compiling and it produces no warnings it's most
> likely that the build script just suppresses warnings.

It can also mean that a software engineer has done a good job ;-)
Always look for -Wall as a start when using the gcc compiler.

> see you,
> Chris
Best regards,
Aschwin Marsman

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