Tom Lane wrote:
> Martijn van Oosterhout <> writes:
> > I would like a pedantic mode, but the method of activation is a tricky
> > issue. You want it to be 'on' for normal users but 'off' for automatic
> > build scripts.
> A quiet mode would work better, because it could be on by default for 
> both cases.  However, people may be too used to expecting to see chatter
> from configure scripts --- anyone who's used a few before would probably
> think the script was hung :-(

Maybe have it emit single chars instead of lines for each check?  That
way it looks like something's going on.  Not sure how difficult that is
with autoconf.

Alvaro Herrera                      
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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