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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 03:24:37
Message-Id: 4EBC954D.2020508@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default by Zac Medico
On 11/10/2011 07:17 PM, Zac Medico wrote:
> On 11/10/2011 06:59 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: >> On Thursday 10 November 2011 21:11:38 Zac Medico wrote: >>> On 11/10/2011 05:56 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: >>>> On Thursday 10 November 2011 20:39:11 Mike Frysinger wrote: >>>>> 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 >>> >>> I think --quiet-build would be a reasonable default, but --quiet >>> suppresses various warning messages that I think need to be enabled by >>> default for newbies. >> >> WFM >> >> would putting this as EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS in profiles/base/make.defaults be too >> hideous for people to swallow ? >> -mike > > Less than sys-apps/portage-2.1.9.43 will choke on that, it's an > unrecognized option. So, we'd better just enable it by default for the > next portage release.
Actually, it's been around since portage-2.1.7.5 (bug #291200). Still, it's probably better not to set it in the profile. -- Thanks, Zac

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Re: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>