Re: [PATCH 1/2] kbuild: refactor scripts/Makefile.extrawarn

From: Nathan Chancellor
Date: Wed Aug 28 2019 - 14:17:26 EST

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 02:54:24PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Instead of the warning-[123] magic, let's accumulate compiler options
> to KBUILD_CFLAGS directly as the top Makefile does. I think this makes
> easier to understand what is going on in this file.
> This commit slightly changes the behavior, I think all of which are OK.
> [1] Currently, cc-option calls are needlessly evaluated. For example,
> warning-3 += $(call cc-option, -Wpacked-bitfield-compat)
> needs evaluating only when W=3, but it is actually evaluated for
> W=1, W=2 as well. With this commit, only relevant cc-option calls
> will be evaluated. This is a slight optimization.
> [2] Currently, unsupported level like W=4 is checked by:
> $(error W=$(KBUILD_ENABLE_EXTRA_GCC_CHECKS) is unknown)
> This will no longer be checked, but I do not think it is a big
> deal.
> [3] Currently, 4 Clang warnings (Winitializer-overrides, Wformat,
> Wsign-compare, Wformat-zero-length) are shown by any of W=1, W=2,
> and W=3. With this commit, they will be warned only by W=1. I
> think this is a more correct behavior since each warning belongs
> to only one warning level.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@xxxxxxxxx>