[webkit-dev] Can we disable "control reaches end of non-void function" warning on Qt?

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Thu Sep 12 20:55:06 PDT 2013

On 9/12/13 8:46 PM, Filip Pizlo wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2013, at 7:54 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org 
> <mailto:rniwa at webkit.org>> wrote:
>> Hm... it appears that I was wrong about this.  It appears that this 
>> is the intended feature in gcc:
>> http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=28236
> Yuck!  Madness!
>> Regardless, I don't think we should have this warning enabled. We're 
>> generating some unused code everywhere :(
> :-(
> Yes, we could say that the warning is disabled in gcc and enabled in 
> clang.  I'm not sure that's fair, though.  We do all sorts of strange 
> things to silence clang sometimes; it's only fair that once in a while 
> we do things to silence gcc.  So unless we say that WebKit should only 
> be developed on clang, we should probably agree to sometimes silence 
> gcc's peculiarities.
Since it is not a compiler bug, I agree we should accommodate for this 

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