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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: have portage be quiet by default
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 19:23:57 -0800
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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[RFC] enable verbose build whenever it's possible
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