Subject: Re: Warnings in nfsv3 code--buggy gcc?
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/29/1996 14:01:20
> From: (J.T. Conklin)
> Date: Fri, 29 Mar 1996 07:05:40 -0800 (PST)

> -Wuninitialized is a good warning, but since it's not 100%, I don't
> recommend combining it with -Werror.  Some people get around this by
> always initializing the variable to some dummy value.  I think this
> is terrible practice, as it defeats the ability of run-time tools 
> that track variable usage to detect uninitialized variable usage.

Well, isn't the point to avoid uninitialized variables?
If you initialize it, haven't you solved the problem?