Subject: Re: libGLU in mesa-dri
To: Blair Sadewitz <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 04/17/2007 00:58:33
On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 06:24:51PM -0400, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> I also should mention that we need to build this with
> -Wstrict-aliasing (or -Wstrict-aliasing=2) and add
> -fno-strict-aliasing for the files that generate warnings.  It might
> be a good idea to build the whole thing without strict aliasing, as
> the compiler can't catch every case.
> I'm getting tempted to just add -fno-strict-aliasing to my default
> CFLAGS, as MANY packages generate warnings.  I am wondering, though,
> whether this is necessary since if it were that critical, I'm left
> wondering why it hasn't been done already.

  Are these only warnings?  I wouldn't worry about them, then.  It's
not our job to make all packages build without warnings (nor do we
have the man power to even attempt it).