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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/server/mpm/prefork prefork.c
Date Mon, 08 Jan 2001 23:42:41 GMT
Sascha Schumann wrote:
> > NO THEY CAN'T!!!! Like I keep saying, configure writes such crap C that
> > turning on -Werror causes it to get totally the wrong picture.
>     It writes C code which is expected to work on all systems
>     (i.e. also pre-ANSI C compilers).  That is why ANSI C
>     conforming compilers spit out warnings.
> > Actually, its just possible that "CFLAGS=-Werror ./configure
> > --with-maintainer-mode" would work, but that would be purely by luck.
> > I'd hate to rely on it. It certainly doens't if you switch on -Wall,
> > too.
>     Just do what is sensible:  Add -Werror after running all
>     tests and before substitution time.

The problem with doing this is that it requires me to modify every And figure out how to get my option passed on from the top
one. This is tedious. Well, worse than tedious. I don't know how to do




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