Subject: Re: How to get rid of pkgsrc make spewage?
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/15/2004 22:14:27
Magnus Eriksson wrote:
> Hi.
>   Is there a way to turn off echoing the compiler output when building a
> package in pkgsrc?  It would be useful to be able to use the scrollback to
> actually see what as been installed after you install a "big" package,
> such as e.g. gimp.  I noticed you can set ECHO_MSG to lose the "``===>''
> style prompts", and am looking for something similar.
>  (I suppose you could set ECHO_MSG to echo to a file or a fifo or
> something and get at least some record of what happened, but I'd prefer a
> real solution.)

. if defined(GNU_CONFIGURE) && !empty(GNU_CONFIGURE:M[Yy][Ee][Ss])
CONFIGURE_ARGS+=        -q
. endif
MAKEFLAGS+=             -s

This fixes at least some of the status messages.