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Re: [Bug-wget] [Patch] Use -isystem in Makefile to suppress warnings fro

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [Patch] Use -isystem in Makefile to suppress warnings from libraries
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:32:15 +0200

> From: Darshit Shah <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:45:02 +0100
> Cc: Bug-Wget <address@hidden>
> Most of them are actually false positives, probably due to us. Gnulib
> uses some more modern code extensions and the compiler keeps warning
> us about it since we set the C language to std=gnu89.

Does Gnulib assume C99?  Is that documented somewhere?

> I'm not happy about this fact, but this discussion has happened
> multiple times and I don't think we will be moving to a more modern
> setup anytime soon. I would personally prefer using *at least* C99,
> a more recent version like C11 would be even better, but not all
> compiler would support that.

If Gnulib requires C99, why not use -std=gnu99 if it is supported?
Many packages already do.

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