gcc -Woverloaded-virtual

Hans Meine hans_meine at gmx.net
Mon Nov 26 17:58:56 GMT 2007

Am Montag, 26. November 2007 18:23:17 schrieb Thomas McGuire:
> > I would like to have the warning enabled by default so that I'm not the
> > only one getting those. OTOH I fully understand that this can be very
> > annoying when working on an application and you don't want to look into
> > silencing the warnings (or fixing the bugs) in libs or whereever the
> > header comes from.
> It it not only the libs, it is also that some GCC warnings are unnecessary,
> see http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20423 .

The warnings are not "unnecessary" in general.  It's just that there are two 
use cases for the flag, so it should be probably split up (and the more 
important one should become included in -Wall), as suggested by the reporter 
in http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20423#c2 .

Ciao, /  /
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