On 1/29/21 6:08 PM, Sean Conner via cctalk wrote:
It was thus said that the Great Will Cooke via cctalk
On 01/29/2021 4:42 PM David Barto via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
Whenever I start a new job the first thing I do
today is enable -Werror;
all warnings are errors. And I?ll fix every one. Even when everyone
claims that ?These are not a problem?. Before that existed, I?d do the
same with lint, and FlexeLint when I could get it.
That's exactly what I did. I was promptly told I was likely to get fired
WHY? Why would you get fired for fixing warnings? Would it make some
manager upstream look bad or something?
They would see you as wasting valuable time fixing non-problems.
I would not work in a place like that. Worse sti8ll is when you
work in a place point out logic errors that result in bad answers
that, obviously, don't get flagged by the compiler and nobody wants
to hear it.