Re: [PATCH] Suppress Clang 3.9 warnings

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Aleksander Alekseev <a(dot)alekseev(at)postgrespro(dot)ru>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Suppress Clang 3.9 warnings
Date: 2017-02-20 14:26:44
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Aleksander Alekseev <a(dot)alekseev(at)postgrespro(dot)ru> writes:
> I've just tried to build PostgreSQL with Clang 3.9.1 (default version
> currently available in Arch Linux) and noticed that it outputs lots of
> warning messages. Most of them are result of a bug in Clang itself:
> postinit.c:846:3: note: include the header <string.h> or explicitly
> provide a declaration for 'strlcpy'

It might be an incompatibility with the platform-supplied string.h
rather than an outright bug, but yeah, that's pretty annoying.

> The rest of warnings looks more like something we could easily deal with:

It's hard to get excited about these if there are going to be hundreds
of the other ones ...

regards, tom lane

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