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Re: Prevent libtool-output

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Prevent libtool-output
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 16:28:18 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

Hi Thomas,

Please don't top-post, thanks.

* Roesner Thomas wrote on Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 04:19:40PM CEST:
> * Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > * Roesner Thomas wrote on Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 02:23:31PM CEST:
> > > 
> > > Can anybody tell me how to prevent the output of libtool while make is
> > > running?
> > > 
> > > I already put the --silent option for libtool in the, but I
> > > had no effort. Redirecting the output via >/dev/null is not suitable for
> > > the users.
> > 
> > Why?
> > 
> > > IMHO I need to put an @ in front of an command within the Makefile, if I
> > > want to suppress the output, and I've done so in a generated Makefile
> > > and it worked, but I think, that it is not the best way to change the
> > > generated Makefile`s
> > 
> > Currently >/dev/null is the best bet.  Implementing --quiet --quiet
> > (which will then be _really_ quiet) is on our TODO list.  If you have a
> > working patch, send mail to the libtool-patches list.  :-)

> it is because we cant see the useful information in on the first
> sight. The first Project has nearly 600 files of sourcecode, the
> second about 1000. There are some moments, we want/need to compile via
> console, not an ide.

Actually, I don't know what exactly you are referring to.
Do you want to avoid adding

to every  Then just do
  make LIBTOOLFLAGS=--silent

which works with GNU make; for other make implementations, do
  env LIBTOOLFLAGS=--silent make -e

instead.  No need to recreate or change the Makefiles at all.

> Is there no m4 Macro or something like this used to create the
> according entry in the Makefile?

Hmm, maybe instead you would like this to be the default for the
package.  Then you can add

to your file(s) instead.

Does this help you?


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