[Bridge] [PATCH 000/141] Fix fall-through warnings for Clang

Finn Thain fthain at telegraphics.com.au
Sun Nov 22 22:54:48 UTC 2020

On Sun, 22 Nov 2020, Miguel Ojeda wrote:

> It isn't that much effort, isn't it? Plus we need to take into account 
> the future mistakes that it might prevent, too.

We should also take into account optimisim about future improvements in 

> So even if there were zero problems found so far, it is still a positive 
> change.

It is if you want to spin it that way.

> I would agree if these changes were high risk, though; but they are 
> almost trivial.

This is trivial:

 case 1:
+	fallthrough;
 case 2:

But what we inevitably get is changes like this:

 case 3:
+       break;
 case 4:

Why? Mainly to silence the compiler. Also because the patch author argued 
successfully that they had found a theoretical bug, often in mature code.

But is anyone keeping score of the regressions? If unreported bugs count, 
what about unreported regressions?

> Cheers,
> Miguel

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