Re: [PATCH (set 1) 00/20] Rid W=1 warnings from GPU

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On 8/24/23 14:07, Lee Jones wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Aug 2023, Jani Nikula wrote:
>> On Thu, 24 Aug 2023, Lee Jones <lee@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> This set is part of a larger effort attempting to clean-up W=1
>>> kernel builds, which are currently overwhelmingly riddled with
>>> niggly little warnings.
>> The next question is, how do we keep it W=1 clean going forward?
> My plan was to fix them all, then move each warning to W=0.
> Arnd recently submitted a set doing just that for a bunch of them.
> I like to think a bunch of this is built on top of my previous efforts.
> GPU is a particularly tricky though - the warnings seem to come in faster
> than I can squash them.  Maybe the maintainers can find a way to test
> new patches on merge?

One approach for this which has proved effective in Mesa and other projects is to make warnings fatal in CI which must pass for any changes to be merged. There is ongoing work toward introducing this for the DRM subsystem, using CI.

Earthling Michel Dänzer            |        
Libre software enthusiast          |         Mesa and Xwayland developer

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