ken.martin at kitware.com
Mon Sep 10 13:36:52 EDT 2018
And this highlights Utkarsh's good idea to have the toolkit specific
buildbot scripts or some of them in the toolkit tree. That way we could
turn on the flag for that topic to test it out without impacting the other
topics in testing or master.
On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 1:27 PM, Ken Martin <ken.martin at kitware.com> wrote:
> So... I am seeing lots of warning suddenly pop up on eeloo. As we clearly
> want to keep our buildbots green, so that people notice when they introduce
> new warnings or errors, these need to be either
> 1) promptly fixed
> or if no one is opting for (1) then
> 2) suppressed until such as time that someone can fix them
> Is anyone doing (1) ? If not then we need to do option (2) or some other
> creative idea ...
> On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 9:08 AM, Ben Boeckel <ben.boeckel at kitware.com>
>> On Tue, Jul 03, 2018 at 12:48:23 -0400, Ken Martin wrote:
>> > I think that is a crazy warning gcc is producing and we should disable
>> > Way too many false positives with their approach. Can you change the
>> > compile flags on eeloo to remove that warning?
>> It's not a crazy warning. I saw warnings from the Catalyst builds after
>> updating `megas`. The one in vtkObjectFactory is a false positive, but
>> rewriting it to use `std::string` instead of `strncat` just makes the
>> code easier to read anyways. Errors in pv-forward.c.in were real and
>> (since it is C), `snprintf` is the better solution there.
>> Basically, `strncat` is a function that is really easy to screw up. We
>> really shouldn't use it in C code and certainly not at all in C++ code.
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