[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] build system: remove -wcast-qual
nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Thu Apr 19 12:09:47 CEST 2012
Le primidi 1er floréal, an CCXX, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> Generating warnings when casting const away leads to tight constraints
> on the code if one wants to avoid warnings. This is especially true for
> generic code that is supposed to work with both const and non const.
> These tight constrains cause people to waste time trying to find a
> way to write code so it doesnt generate any warning, while people
> should rather spend their time thinking on how to write fast,
> clean, maintainable and bug free code.
> Removing this class of warnings fixes this issue.
The const qualifier in C is badly designed and often problematic, this is a
widely known fact. I believe removing this warning is a good idea.
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