Subject: Re: pkg_delete "Executing" output
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Buelow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/09/2005 16:23:57
Curt Sampson wrote:
> In various complex scripts I have, I call dozens of programs many
> hundreds of times, and if they started generating output when
> functioning normally, I'd see a huge mass of messages, entirely
> obscuring any error messages that might be printed.
Well.. then redirect stdout into /dev/null. I would find it highly
useful to be able to discern if pkg_add just hangs, or is downloading
packages, without having to enable the verbose debug output.