[Geany-devel] Tagmanager warning

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Thu Jun 2 04:37:10 UTC 2011

On 2 June 2011 13:08, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
> On 06/01/11 18:33, Lex Trotman wrote:
>> Dear tagmanager wranglers,
>> I get the following compilation warning on current SVN.
>> tm_workspace.c: In function ‘tm_workspace_create_global_tags’:
>> tm_workspace.c:382: warning: ignoring return value of ‘system’,
>> declared with attribute warn_unused_result
> Yeah, it's an ugly hack in the tags generator code, I think you had pointed
> to that exact spot when someone asked about the pre-processor option (where
> it strips out G_BEGIN/END_DECLS) because the c.c parser for whatever reason
> can't handle it.  It's described in the FIXME comment here[1].
> Immediate solution would be to use the return value from system() (duh!) and

you mean like:

int i = system...
    not really sure what now??

> the right solutions is to conjure up the demons of hell and beg them to
> apply some sort of ritualistic voodoo magic to enchant the c.c file to do it
> right (since I don't think anyone understands it)  :)

Kinda short supply on the hounds of hell today, would pusillanimous
puppies do, they could lick it to death?


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