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Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 15:19:33 +0200
From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Luca Barbato <lu_zero@...too.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] makefile: add silent rules

On 06/07/2012 10:13 AM, Luca Barbato wrote:
> make V=1 to disable them
> ---
>
please see the mail georgi sent to the list at 13th may and the followup 
responses.

maybe 10% of users want a "quiet" build, so why force your preference on 
anybody ?

if it was the other way around (explicitly enable the "quiet" stuff), i 
wouldn't be as opposed to this idea.
but effectively it gains you nothing except "awesome looks" *sigh*, and 
adds additional bloat to the Makefile.

-- JS

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