Subject: Re: make -v
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/27/2003 14:33:55
On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 10:57:52AM -0800, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> >is it ok to bring in make -v option from freebsd?
> >diffs are attached.  (and i'll take manpage part, of course.)
> Is there a  man page entry?  ie.  what is -v supposed to do?
> (I just looked on a freebsd machine... - but we'd still want a man page 
> update).
> It looks like freebsd does not produce the file banners without -v?
> That would be a change in default behavior - ie. we'd need -vjN to 
> get what -jN does now?

That would be highly annoying if that's the case. Finding out how/where
a -jN build breaks pretty much requires the banners so making one add an
option to get it seems "broke".