Re: [dev] [wmii] Build problems with the tips of wmii and libixp

From: Juan Pablo Aroztegi <>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 22:52:12 +0200

> Looking at the file, I'm guessing that you're on i386. It looks like
> that particular header uses anonymous unions on i386 (only) for some
> reason, and in hg, I've added the -pedantic-errors CFLAG. Usually the
> system headers are better at dealing with such things. For that matter,
> I'd expect gcc to ignore the setting in system headers anyway.
> At any rate, can you try changing -pedantic-errors to -pedantic in
> mk/
Yes, you are right, I'm on 386. And switching to -pedantic make both
wmii and libixp build successfully.

> It's actually had two heads for ages, but one of them wasn't
> intentional. As for named branches, I'm generally not a fan. They're a
> relatively new feature, so they don't really seem like the ‘hg way’ to
> me. At any rate, I don't intend much maintenance in that branch in the
> future. The only reason it's there is because there were build problems
> with the release.
Oh ok, I didn't notice that before. I generally also prefer the "one
repository per branch" approach, but I'd also choose named branches
over unnamed heads. As you say this doesn't apply in this case,

Thank you,

Juan Pablo
Received on Wed May 26 2010 - 20:52:12 UTC

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