[webkit-gtk] Too many build warnings

Brendan Long B.Long at cablelabs.com
Wed Mar 12 11:40:41 PDT 2014

On 03/12/2014 01:06 PM, Martin Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:51 AM, Brendan Long <self at brendanlong.com> wrote:
>> Any chance we could disable -Wdeprecated-declarations and
>> -Wunused-parameter? I get an completely useless wall of warnings every time
>> I build. By having so many warnings, it's impossible to see if any of them
>> are actually important.
> A fix should land soon for the deprecated symbol warnings. We are
> still deciding whether or not it makes sense to fix the unused
> parameter warnings or disable the warning. We are leaning toward
> fixing them, since they break the Mac build.
That makes sense. I just wanted to make sure this wouldn't be a lasting

>> On a related note, there's also a bunch of undeclared symbol warnings. How
>> do we fix that? I tried looking for webkitdomgtk-sections.txt, but the only
>> results are in the WebKitBuild folder..
> Make sure you have the latest version of gtkdoc. You might need to
> update your internal WebKit JHBuild.
Thanks, Tools/Scripts/update-webkitgtk-libs gtk-doc fixed it for me (I
don't usually use jhbuild because I want my own versions of GStreamer
and related libraries).

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