Fabian Groffen schrieb:
> On 04-12-2011 15:17:28 +0100, Thomas Sachau wrote:
>> 1. Should the change of quiet build default in recent portage versions
>> be reverted?
>> The timeframe between suggestion and implementation was less than 14
>> hours, so way too less time for a real discussion. Additionally, the
>> discussion following the change has shown, that there is no consensus
>> about this change neither for developers nor for users. So i would like
>> to see this reverted, at least until we get to a consensus at this topic
>> in which case the consensus result should be implemented.
> Ok, you mean the --quiet-build=y default that most recent Portage uses,
> right? Also known to some as the parallel build output.
>> 2. Should the default output of portage be changed to quiet?
>> If yes, is a simple portage message for 2.1.* users enough to inform
>> users about this highly visible change? Especially in the context in
>> mind, that a good amount of packages have elog messages, so it is pretty
>> easy to miss this hint for a change in portage behaviour.
> You suggest a news item here? Or do you want Portage in quiet mode to
> print elog messages? (If I'm not mistaken, it already does.)
If this does not get reverted and if it gets accepted to be the default,
i would request a news item, when it goes into a stable version of
portage, since a good amount of people wondered, why the portage output
changed (default for --quiet-build was changed), why it was done and how
they could change that behaviour.