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Date:	Sun, 21 Jul 2013 19:55:34 +0300
From:	Kalle Valo <>
To:	Vladimir Kondratiev <>
Cc:	<>, Larry Finger <>,
	<>, <>,
	<>, <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ath: wil6210: Fix build error

(Dropping stable)

Vladimir Kondratiev <> writes:

>> It also looked like that that driver or section of the kernel was compiling 
>> with -Werror. I haven't verrified that but I remember seeing "treating all 
>> warnings as errors" at one point.
> You are right, I have this in Makefile:
> (if one turn on extra warnings with -W, there will be lots of false alarms,
> that's why this ifeq())
> ifeq (, $(findstring -W,$(EXTRA_CFLAGS)))
> 	subdir-ccflags-y += -Werror
> endif

This is exactly why it's recommended not to use -Werror on releases.
It's ok when developers use it, but for end users -Werror should not be
enabled by default.

Kalle Valo
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