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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 01:56:56
Message-Id: 201111102056.22664.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] enable verbose build whenever it's possible by Mike Frysinger
On Thursday 10 November 2011 20:39:11 Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Thursday 10 November 2011 19:09:28 Luca Barbato wrote: > > On 11/5/11 1:58 AM, Kacper Kowalik wrote: > > > I'd like to ask that we enable verbose building by default. I have > > > cmake-utils.eclass in mind, because it's dead easy there, but there's a > > > lot of packages that support things like "make V=1" or "make VERBOSE=1" > > > too. > > > > > > I've seen too many bugs reports today that gave me cute, colorful > > > build.logs and almost no information about underlaying bug... > > > > That could be done, but I'd advise to make sure our users know that the > > could have a quiet/silent output from portage. > > if you want quiet portage output, use something like --quiet when running > emerge. the verbosity of the build output isn't really an issue imo.
perhaps a more controversial question: should we make --quiet the default ? -mike

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Re: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
[gentoo-dev] Re: have portage be quiet by default Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>