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Re: Why is -Wno-deprecated-declarations defined


I have run a build on both OSX and Linux (with wxWidgets 3.0) and don't see
any more problems with the deprecation warnings (I fixed up the OSX ones by
turning off the OpenGL deprecation warnings, since Apple has deprecated
OpenGL, sigh...). I am going to go ahead and re-enable these warnings in

The main reason I am digging into this is to mark the DLIST class as
deprecated using the wxDEPRECATED_MSG macro (in response to


On Sat, Dec 28, 2019 at 2:30 PM Ian McInerney <Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx>

> The commit that did it is this one from 2014:
> https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/commit/a3211b2b9e57a36c79f4ba2b00d0ac1aa30dceb3,
> but the log is literally just: "disable deprecation warnings in Debug
> build, change message in fp_lib_table.cpp," so I don't know what the actual
> reasoning behind the change was.
> -Ian
> On Sat, Dec 28, 2019 at 2:18 PM Nick Østergaard <oe.nick@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What does the git log tell you?
>> I once did it in my build scripts because of:
>> # Add flag to silence deprecation warnings
>> # Due to bug in gcc 5.1,5.2
>> # https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=65974
>> So it would spew out a tremendous amount of unrelated warnings and was
>> useless. Maybe it was added because of that? Now, I don't think we
>> should use that globally.
>> On Sat, 28 Dec 2019 at 15:09, Ian McInerney <Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Is there a reason we disable warnings on deprecated declarations in
>> debug mode? Other than a lot of warnings about OpenGL being deprecated on
>> MacOS (gee, thanks Apple) that we can turn off pretty easily, I see no
>> reason we should be forcing this in our CMakeLists. I tried tracing this
>> back through the git history, but it is difficult to see why it was added.
>> >
>> > -Ian
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