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When I build Bitcoin Core on MacOS I get a number of "overriding a member function" Boost warnings:

e.g.

/usr/local/include/boost/signals2/connection.hpp:212:34: warning: 'release_slot' overrides a member function but is not marked 'override' [-Wsuggest-override]

Should these be addressed in future or are they entirely harmless and safe to ignore?

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Yes, this particular warning can be ignored. The given file name is of a system dependency and so there is nothing that can be done about it except to wait for the boost project to fix the error and publish a fix that you can apply to your system.

You can suppress these warnings by configuring with --enable-suppress-external-warnings.

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  • This should be on the build documentation, so many warnings obscure the build process Aug 25, 2022 at 19:04

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