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Date: -- (:)
From: Damien Doligez <damien.doligez@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Warning options
On Feb 11, 2005, at 01:48, skaller wrote:

> Ocaml appears to be following the same path as gcc with
> respect to warnings: if a warning option isn't recognized
> it is reported as a hard error.
>
> This feature creates an unnecessary upwards compatibility
> barrier, and I request the INRIA team consider fixing it.
> The correct strategy is to generate a warning, but
> continue compiling anyhow.

You're right, I will remove the check and silently ignore the
bad warning flags.

> (d) I put -w y to disable the warning

In the meantime, you can use "-w aCDFMPSUVX" to disable the Y
warning in a compatible way.  Not very elegant, but it should
work.

> or provide a new warning like -w W w which disables/enables
> the warning about bad warning flags depending on the
> default (kind of complex ..)

I don't think we want to go that far.

-- Damien