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Re: [PATCH] build: make --enable-silent-rules the default

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: [PATCH] build: make --enable-silent-rules the default
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 02:56:16 +0100

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> Automake has made it so a package maintainer has to
> go a little out of the way to make --enable-silent-rules the default.
> So I'm doing this:
> From 52c4018a9c1020c2250b4250dfdda1dfc1873284 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2009 13:41:52 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] build: make --enable-silent-rules the default
> * configure.ac (AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE): Remove silent-rules.  Instead,...
> (AM_SILENT_RULES): Use this, with it's undocumented [yes] argument.
> Those who want verbose build output may configure with
> --disable-silent-rules or use "make V=1".

I think I would like to do something similar in findutils.  It might
make sense to add this guidance to Automake's canned INSTALL file too
(findutils uses that unchanged and I have no interest in forking it).


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