jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Tue Dec 2 21:59:56 UTC 2014
The build has always generated warnings (sigh!) but right now, the
warnings look scarier than usual.
In particular, when the build terminates, I get a couple of screenfuls
of messages like this:
In function ‘SplashScreenThread’:
warning: ignoring return value of ‘pipe’, declared with attribute
In function ‘initFormat’:
warning: ‘numBits’ may be used uninitialized in this function
format->shift[i] = shift + numBits - i * 8 - 8;
What would it take to have some sort of campaign to reduce build
warnings like these? We've made good progress on lint and doclint
warnings for Java code and doc comments; what does it take to start on
native code warnings?
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