Blizzard of warnings on NetBSD 8

Matthew Selsky Matthew.Selsky at
Wed Aug 29 02:03:58 UTC 2018

On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 11:54:42AM -0700, Hal Murray via devel wrote:

> It makes us look sloppy.  We worked hard to get (almost) no warnings.  We 
> should maintain that reputation.
> Also, we should document the new warnings the linker gives about tempnam from 
> the python library.

Python fixed these warnings in 3.x per  But I guess we're seeing these with a newer, more strict compiler on NetBSD 8, since the Python2.7 code likely hasn't changed?

> Just curious.  Where in wscript land does the python library get added to 
> ntpd?  (I couldn't find it the other day.)

See "conf.check_python_headers(features='pyext')" in pylib/wscript.


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