On 2018/03/09 20:08, Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 03:45:36AM +1100, Joel Sing wrote:
> > 
> > - The -x flag was previously on by default, which makes builds incredibly
> >   noisy. I've turned this off, but enabled it if DEBUG is specified.
> I'm not a fan of this part. For many other ports we explicitly instruct the 
> build
> framework to show us the actual commands being executed, so I'd like it for go
> to keep doing this.

I agree, having build command lines in bulk build logs has been
invaluable in the past and we generally enable them in other ports.

On the other hand I realise it can make it harder to spot warnings in
build output when building things by hand and I wouldn't mind having
it controllable via a mk.conf "user settings" variable. Not necessarily
specific to Go, this could be used in other places too. Something like
a "PORTS_QUIETBUILD = Yes" variable perhaps?

I wouldn't expect it to ever be supported everywhere nor would I want
to see patches to upstream files just for this, but where there's a
simple quiet/noisy flag (V=1 or --disable-silent-rules) it could be
controlled by this.

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