<AWT Dev> RFR: JDK-8074096 Disable (most) native warnings in JDK on a per-library basis
Magnus Ihse Bursie
magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Fri Mar 6 16:13:09 UTC 2015
On 2015-03-04 17:30, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 04/03/2015 15:03, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>> I believe all warnings are important to check! Unfortunately, this
>> has not been done for a lot of warnings for a lot of time. :(
> Right, although in the past we had some areas close to be cleared of
> warnings, it's just that we didn't keep up the effort and of course
> the compilers get more pedantic with each version.
>> With this framework, it is simple to enable a single warning,
>> recompile and see the effect. Hopefully this lowers the threshold far
>> enough so that all warnings are given proper attention. The
>> incremental build functionality will come in very handy. Just by
>> simply removing a warning from the DISABLED_WARNINGS_<toolchain> on a
>> library and running "make" again, only the files affected will be
> Yes, it looks easy to maintain.
>> I can easily paste in what warning categories are disabled for a
>> specific library, yes.
>> However, if you are asking me to build each library, individually,
>> with warnings re-enabled, and pasting the output, I'd rather not.
>> That would be a lot of work, to detangle the output of each
>> individual library.
> I'm not asking that, it would be too much work. Maybe it's worth
> saving the logs somewhere so that you can point the bugs at it. It
> would also be useful for the bugs to point to your change sets (when
> they are pushed) so that it's obvious which make files were changed to
> silence the warnings.
I'll try to locate a suitable way of storing the logs, and record a
pointer to that in the bugs. I'll also link to the change set in the
bugs as you request.
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