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Thread: X.Org Server: 1,047 Warnings Reduced To Zero

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    Default X.Org Server: 1,047 Warnings Reduced To Zero

    Phoronix: X.Org Server: 1,047 Warnings Reduced To Zero

    Keith Packard has been working on an X.Org Server clean-up of the aging code-base and he's managed to reduce the number of generated warnings down to zero...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTU0MzI

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    But did it solve bugs ? lol

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    Guess there is no need for wayland now. :P

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    great. Hopefully this gets merged back into RHEL 7

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    how to waste your life.

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    Nice work. I might run cppcheck on it tonight, alongside with providing patches to anything I find myself able to fix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fabioamd87 View Post
    how to waste your life.
    How is reducing the barrier to entry by producng good and compliant code a waste of time? It'd prevent future bugs too I bet, simply because it makes more sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stiiixy View Post
    How is reducing the barrier to entry by producng good and compliant code a waste of time? It'd prevent future bugs too I bet, simply because it makes more sense.
    Also, fixing warnings usually fixes bugs you don't even know about. The kind of bug your find in some esoteric contexts.

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    why, xorg server has future?

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    1047 warnings!

    Excelent work Keith!

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