[FFmpeg-devel] How to handle compiler warnings

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Jan 31 10:19:56 CET 2008

On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 11:45:15AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> The topic has come up again, it's time to discuss the subject.  I
> propose to try to avoid compiler warnings as much as possible in order
> to
> - have cleaner code,
> - have important warnings not be drowned out,
> - make FFmpeg a programming textbook.
> This does not include warning fixes that slow things down or obfuscate
> the code, but if in doubt I personally would err on the side of fixing
> the warning.

OK, we pretty much seem to have consensus about this.  Should we add a
paragraph about warnings to the policy?


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