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Tim Bunce
July 5, 2001 04:36
Re: Making perl with -Wall
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On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 03:54:28AM +0100, Michael G Schwern wrote:
> I'm in the middle of trying to get a new 2.4 Linux kernel compiling
> (Linux/PPC, what a joy).  Everytime I do this I'm always struck by
> how much just explodes (like the NTFS drivers *sigh*) and at the
> copious quantities of warnings.
> Out of perverse curiousity, I compiled perl with -Wall enabled.
> Didn't come out too badly if you ignore the several thousand "warning:
> unused variable `Perl___notused'" warnings.  What is that?  Some sort
> of no-op.

Yes. I think a typedef may be a better way to do the no-op.


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