Nope, what I posted was from the compilation stage of utility.C.
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Kirk, Benjamin (JSC-EG311) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I think what John is observing is the flags aren't getting passed through to the link step. I can attest (as does make V=1) that they are used during compilation:
So, for whatever reason, I really don't have those pedantic flags (I'm using GCC 4.6.3 atm) but I guess you do.