Blizzard of warnings on NetBSD 8

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Wed Aug 29 13:04:30 UTC 2018

Hal Murray <hmurray at>:
> It makes us look sloppy.  We worked hard to get (almost) no warnings.  We 
> should maintain that reputation.

And we will.  But I'm reluctant to turn off -Wformat; that treats a symptom.
not the problem, and might supress real bug warnings.

I think eliminating the warnings can wait until we know how to fix the
problem. I've assigned Ian to find that out and jawbone the NetBSD
devs into fixing their docs.
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