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Re: [PATCH] configure: add a --disable-werror option
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:48:38 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] configure: add a --disable-werror option
On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 07:44:48AM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> no distro ships elfutils w/out the portability/robustify patches
> applied which means no one in the world is testing the tarballs that
> the project is releasing. it's ridiculous that both patches continue
> to exist as separate branches.
> but it seems that i'm the only one of this opinion, so the status quo
> isn't going to change.
Actually I agree with at least half of what you are saying. For the next
release (after 0.158 is out) I'll make an effort to merge the robustify
patches to mainline. But the portability branch really is only needed
for ancient toolchains and can contain stuff that is inefficient on a
modern GNU/Linux setup. It isn't used in fedora >= 9 or rhel >= 6 for