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Re: [PATCH 2/2] MIPS: bcm63xx: kbuild: remove -Werror

To: Artem Bityutskiy <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] MIPS: bcm63xx: kbuild: remove -Werror
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2012 08:06:15 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, MIPS Mailing List <>, MTD Maling List <>
In-reply-to: <>
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User-agent: Alpine 2.00 (LFD 1167 2008-08-23)
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:

> From: Artem Bityutskiy <>
> I cannot build bcm963xx with the standard Kbuild W=1 switch:
> arch/mips/bcm63xx/boards/board_bcm963xx.c: At top level:
> arch/mips/bcm63xx/boards/board_bcm963xx.c:647:5: error: no previous prototype 
> for 'bcm63xx_get_fallback_sprom' [-Werror=missing-prototypes]
> cc1: all warnings being treated as errors
> This patch removes the gcc switch to make W=1 work. Mips is the only
> architecture I know which does not build with W=1 and this upsets my aiaiai
> scripts. And in general, you never know which warnings newer versions of gcc
> will start emiting so having -Werror by default is not the best idea.

 If the function has no prototype, then it cannot be reasonably used from 
outside -- perhaps you meant to mark it static instead?


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