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Currently a few potentially meaningful warnings are downgraded from error to warning even for NO_WARNING modules, git grep "Wno-error=" shows list. This list has grown a lot, mostly to quickly fix or hide some build issues when moving to a newer compiler.

One drawback is that these warnings now cause a lot of noise in the build output, potentially hiding new and relevant warnings.

I propose to discuss on these warnings to either

  1. fix it in the code and remove the suppression, i.e. make it an error again for NO_WARNING modules
  2. decide it's just not as important for us and suppress it completely, until a later review,

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In addition, suppressing deprecation warnings is in most cases no solution that lasts forever

kislinsk triaged this task as Normal priority.Feb 18 2021, 9:33 PM