[ntp:hackers] Patches for stricter compiler settings?
stenn at ntp.org
Mon Nov 30 06:38:56 UTC 2015
Please open a report at https://bugs.ntp.org and attach your patches
If you prefer, you can also use our github repo and make a pull request.
My preference is the bug report, as that way we'll be able to
communicate with you easier, if needed.
Havard Eidnes writes:
> I'm a NetBSD developer. NetBSD has in their source tree maintained
> patches to ntp to allow it to be built with stricter warning flags
> (when building with gcc) than the default.
> While I'm not the one who imports new versions of ntp into NetBSD, I
> would like to help both ends by trying to get most if not all of the
> changes adopted upstream, i.e. here, so that integration of future
> versions become easier.
> However, if you don't also adopt the use of some or all of these
> additional warning flags, I can more or less guarantee that problems
> in this area will continue to pop up, so I'm arguing that you should
> also adopt some or preferably all of the additional warning flags
> we're building with.
> At least ignoring some these warning flags can be the source of
> security problems, while others of them are perhaps more related to
> strict adherence to standards.
> The warning flags we're building ntp with are (as far as I can see):
> Now, I'm wondering what the best way is to feed back these
> changes, and whether they have a chance of being adopted?
> Best regards,
> - H=E5vard
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