[Swan-dev] odd error only on ppc64 on rhel6

Antony Antony antony at phenome.org
Tue Jun 18 18:07:01 UTC 2019

On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 05:39:43PM +0300, Tuomo Soini wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:34:00 +0200
> Antony Antony <antony at phenome.org> wrote:
> > so based on this long discussions the final proposal is:
> > 
> > diff --git a/mk/userland-cflags.mk b/mk/userland-cflags.mk
> > -WERROR_CFLAGS?=-Werror
> > +WERROR_CFLAGS?=-Werror -Wno-missing-field-initializers
> > 
> > As long as we want to support CentOS6 or older compilers we should
> > add this. I know it works on CentOS 6 and clang. Currently CentOS 6
> > is broken, Travis tests, due to the fowling error. 
> > 
> > Tumo's work around is WERROR_CFLAGS=''  He is pushing this for
> > travis, CentOS 6 testing too. I hopping there is a better fix.
> No. WERROR_CFLAGS= is not needed on spec because
>  -Wno-missing-field-initializers was already there, in USER_CFLAGS

this thread is proposing to make "-Wno-missing-field-initializers"
default, in  userland-cflags.mk. All compilers can take it, not just CentOS 
6 or old ones. And it seems good for ppc too.

If something can be global why put it in a distribution specific, spec, file.
I am going to push it soon.


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