[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] build system: remove -wcast-qual

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Apr 19 19:56:39 CEST 2012

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 12:25:59AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> 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.
> Signed-off-by: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>


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