> Actually, it goes beyond that.
> In the Mandrake RPM Makefile, I have a step that patches the build tree,
> in certain key places, just prior to autogen.sh although it COULD be
> done as PART of the autogen.sh, or simply exist all the time and be
> available to be turned on and off.
> Based on a parameter, the patches echo the 'nice' command prior to
> compilation, everywhere, and then recursively calls make -s.
> In the case of running it as a live change, I could see if I could make
> the same behavior available at all times in a custom branch and let you
> all take a look if you thought it would be useful.
> Do you want me to, and where can I put a custom branch to make this
> available for review??
I am not involved in this Mandrake Makefile stuff. I was just thinking about the "fairly-quite" mode of compiling Subversion, which is probably just a one-line change to Makefile.in, and not high on my priority list.
> On Sat, 2003-09-20 at 05:37, Julian Foad wrote:
>>>Sorry - guess it would only be useful if you spent hours staring at a
>>>mess on the screen as it compiled. I just know that once I saw how the
>>>new kernel-2.26-test4 and test5 compiled w/o all that noise, that it
>>>made a lot of sense.
>>>You can lose the warning messages with too much background noise (text).
>>>And since you can turn all the messages back on, you can dig into the
>>>errors as you need to.
>>Oh, I see. Yes, I have thought that it would be nice to have less output when compiling, but the normal "make -s" is too silent. What have you changed to make it print the lines like "LCC subversion/libsvn_subr/xml.c"? Is that just an extra statement something like "echo LCC $<" in the Makefile rule?
>>>Dunno. May just be aesthetics. But when I've been compiling for 6-8h
>>>strahgt, I'd like to be able to see what's happening from a higher level
>>Yes, I agree. In particular, it would help us to see any compiler warnings that may be produced.
>>>On Fri, 2003-09-19 at 17:04, Julian Foad wrote:
>>>>>Compare that output to a regular bootstrap compile of subversion - granted, I only
>>>>>have it working that way in the rpms...... all done through some superficial
>>>>Perhaps it is very nice, but I don't have time to investigate unless you say something that makes me think it is interesting to me.
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