Compiling with clang generates a handful of warnings and errors

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Mon Feb 14 13:40:48 CET 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 12:50 PM, cheer_xiao <xiaqqaix at> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've been compiling the components of Xfce (from the git repository)
> with clang. Some compile with just a few warnings, while some fail
> (mostly due to memory alignment issues), perhaps most notably exo. Was
> Xfce intended to be written in GNU C or ANSI C? If the latter, it
> would be beneficial to make sure that Xfce compiles with clang
> flawlessly. I know that the wine community have been doing this
> extensively.

It would be nice if all the components compile with llvm/clang, as
long as it doesn't result in problems with gcc.


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