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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Ramsay Jones <ramsay@ramsayjones.plus.com>
Cc: GIT Mailing-list <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Makefile: enable -Wsparse-error for DEVELOPER build
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 18:50:40 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqtuu7rw5b.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <43aadae9-a4c1-f1e4-6902-c05af36fcf19@ramsayjones.plus.com> (Ramsay Jones's message of "Tue, 3 Nov 2020 02:04:45 +0000")

Ramsay Jones <ramsay@ramsayjones.plus.com> writes:

> How are you installing sparse? (I am using Linux Mint 20, based on
> Ubuntu 20.04, whose sparse package version is 0.6.1-2build1 - which
> is to say too old; you require version 0.6.2 or greater. Building
> from source, I am currently using v0.6.3-76-gf680124b).

Built and installed in ~/$arch/gitstuff/bin which is on my $PATH

[remote "origin"]
	url = git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/devel/sparse/sparse.git

> My concern was more about how the CI system obtains/installs/builds a
> sufficiently new version of sparse. Otherwise, 'make sparse' won't do
> very much. ;-)  As I said, I don't know what's involved in getting
> that to work.

Ah, yes, it would be a disaster to trigger false positive by using
old version like 0.6.1, so we may end up having to bring our own
version in, which is more work X-<.

Thanks.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-03  2:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-31 21:04 [PATCH] upload-pack.c: fix a sparse warning Ramsay Jones
2020-10-31 22:22 ` [PATCH] Makefile: enable -Wsparse-error for DEVELOPER build Junio C Hamano
2020-11-02  0:05   ` Ramsay Jones
2020-11-02 18:55     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-03  2:04       ` Ramsay Jones
2020-11-03  2:50         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-11-04 13:43         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-11-04 16:57           ` Ramsay Jones
2020-11-04 18:11             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-04 20:05               ` Ramsay Jones
2020-11-02 22:21 ` [PATCH] upload-pack.c: fix a sparse warning Josh Steadmon

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