Thunar fails to build with debug

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at
Sun Jan 18 22:48:08 CET 2009

On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 20:49:11 +0100, Mike Massonnet
<mike.massonnet at> wrote:

>Le Sun, 18 Jan 2009 20:23:55 +0100,
>Stephan Arts <stephan at> a écrit :
>> > I personally don't see any use in -Werror as I can see compiler
>> > warnings while compiling and so I have no need to break my
>> > compilation. But that's just me :).
>In a project as big as Thunar you don't notice them, except if you wish
>to stay really concentrated in front of the lines of compilations, and
>don't forget to use colormake instead cause otherwise you would kill
>your eyes.

make >/dev/null
or use an IDE which highlights warnings and errors.
But ok, this is a personal thing. But having -Werror in Makefiles isn't
that good.

>> Perhaps we should remove -Werror from debug=full, and add a
>> debug=paranoid option ;-)
>FWIW, Thunar enables the debug output when compiled from SVN, it seems,
>and adds -Werror with debug=yes, not =full.  So maybe moving it to full
>would be a good idea.  Same goes for libexo of course.

Yes, please.


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