[cfe-dev] MSVC /Za considered harmful

Dallman, John john.dallman at siemens.com
Wed Jun 6 02:40:47 PDT 2012

> Instead of asking them to get rid of it, why don't you ask them to fix it?
> Having a compiler option that disables nonstandard extensions is generally
> desirable.

Hear, hear. Saying "Fix the warnings at /W4 to get compliance" is all very well,
but keeping them from compiling in the first place works a lot better in a large
programming team with people working on many platforms.

John Dallman

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