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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: have portage be quiet by default
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:56:22 -0500
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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