Subject: Re: pkg_delete "Executing" output
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Matthias Buelow <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/09/2005 03:20:54
Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> Yes please.
> It would be nice if the pkg_* tools could follow the Unix philosophy 
> that no news is good news.

This philosophy does, however, stem from the age of paper terminals with 
loud type wheels.  I'd prefer, for example, pkg_add to print at least 
the names of the packages it is installing (-v is too verbose, and 
really only useful for debugging, without -v, it's silent...)