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Re: [Nmh-workers] Having configure Check for cc's -pedantic -ansi.

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Having configure Check for cc's -pedantic -ansi.
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:30:46 -0400

Ralph wrote:

> I've since overridden configure's CFLAGS to add `-pedantic
> -ansi', but I wonder if m4/cppflags.m4 should attempt these
> and add them if they work?

We used to do this, but I removed them in commit 987b10b3.  My
thinking was that CFLAGS is up to the user.  I still think that's
the right thing to do.  We do add -Wall -Wextra with gcc but those
don't cause compilation failure (and I've thought about removing

> On a related theme, separate from Lyndon's useful builtbot, would there
> be usefulness in list members being able to easily get
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/nmh.git/snapshot/nmh-master.tar.gz and

Is there any advantage of using that instead of git clone?  Other
not needing git, but they'd have to provide the various build
prerequisites anyway.

> run all the way through to distcheck, chucking in a tools/showbuildenv,
> with the output, good or bad, being emailed or POSTed somewhere.

Add a -m <address> option to build_nmh?

Speaking of showbuildenv, I just tried it and noticed that it hangs
when run from a terminal due to commit 8374c3c7.  offset() needs to be
fed stdin.

> Minimal effort by those buildman, giving them a script to run.

build_nmh, with a few other additions (curl or wget, showbuildenv)?


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