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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 02:12:18
Message-Id: 4EBC845A.1000004@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default by Mike Frysinger
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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[gentoo-dev] Re: have portage be quiet by default Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
Re: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>