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Date:   Sat, 11 Sep 2021 16:34:01 -0500
From:   Segher Boessenkool <>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Makefile: 'Promote' -Wunused-but-set-variable to W=3

On Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 04:29:05PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> Upgrade -Wunused-but-set-variable to W=3 to avoid the build robots
> sending endless spam for this garbage warning.

"This warning for garbage code" you mean?

> By promoting it to W=3 the robots will no longer report it and people
> will no longer attempt to fix them by making the code worse.

Instead, they will not see such warnings, and make the code worse.


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