Subject: Re: make -v
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/27/2003 15:58:38
> > 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".
> i have no strong opinion about default behaviour.
> what i want is a way to suppress banners.

To what end? If it's a -j >1 those are critically useful. I could maybe see
an addition (say -Q) which suppressed them, but all -v should do (IMO) is
add additional verbosity. It shouldn't disable a current default and then
require an option to turn it back on.