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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: have portage be quiet by default
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 18:11:38 -0800
On 11/10/2011 05:56 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> 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

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.
-- 
Thanks,
Zac


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Re: have portage be quiet by default
-- Duncan
Re: have portage be quiet by default
-- Mike Frysinger
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[RFC] enable verbose build whenever it's possible
-- Kacper Kowalik
Re: [RFC] enable verbose build whenever it's possible
-- Luca Barbato
Re: [RFC] enable verbose build whenever it's possible
-- Mike Frysinger
have portage be quiet by default
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