Re: Two questions on compiling

Brian Hurt (
Thu, 9 Sep 1999 16:29:00 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 9 Sep 1999, Shaw Terwilliger wrote:

> The warnings are normal. Many of the warnings you are seeing come
> from support programs which are often compiled without the very
> strict warning settings we use with GCC. I believe a compile
> with GCC uses "-ansi -pedantic -Wall -W", which triggers every
> known warning GCC can throw. :)

I'm always willing to ignore warnings in _other_ people's code. :-)

Besides- looking through the warnings, most of them strike me as harmless-
unused parameters, empty if-statements, etc.

> Try uninstalling the libwv library, then do the build. :) With
> wv as a peer, the library should be compiled and placed in the right
> spot, and this message should go away.

This works. It looks like RH pre-installed libwv. We'll see if anything
else breaks...


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