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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.)
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