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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Bazaar 1.3 preview

From: Mikhael Goikhman
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Bazaar 1.3 preview
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 14:35:15 +0000
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On 03 Apr 2005 18:14:51 +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> > 3) Is the problem of mixed stdout and stderr in some commands fixed?
> > (For example, in commit after import, half of "* messages" go to stdout
> > and half to stderr.) The tla behaviour is better; stderr is for errors.
> We had a long discussion on irc about this, the current strategy is to
> make stdout contain /only/ the out the user asked for. I.e. the output
> of baz diff to stdout will be just the diff itself, no chatter about
> revision building etc. All miscellaneous output will be on stderr.
> For front ends we'll provide a simple mechanism to channel the chatter
> to either stdout or to an arbitrary fd. 

In any case, please add --no-chatter|--quiet to all affected commands.
I don't currently care about the chatter (until there is some standard
parsable format), but I care that stderr contains errors/warnings only.


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