[gs-bugs] [Bug 689184] GCC 4.1.2 warnings, 32-bit i686 GNU+Linux

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Wed May 5 20:03:09 UTC 2010


http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=689184

--- Comment #7 from Hin-Tak Leung <hintak at ghostscript.com> 2010-05-05 20:03:08 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #6)
 > Regarding ignoring warnings - does it mean it makes no sense filing bug
reports
> about warnings ?
> 
> My 30+ years of dealing with SW strongly suggest that warnings in most cases
> are in fact errors. Especially warnings which in fact state that compiler
> manipulated (e.g. truncated) user supplied data.

We have to prioritise on issues based on needs of paying commercial customers,
non-paying open-source enthusiasts, and our own. Issues are filed to to
tracked, and dealt with in due course, based on our limited resources.
Sometimes it takes a long time, some times it is quicker.

We really don't care what you think. I have issued the warning a few times
already, and I have reviewed your posting history and all the bugs you filed
past and present as well and tried to find some significant positive
contribution from you (and found none), before taking action.

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