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Re: Modify Output to look like Linux Kernel

From: Bob Rossi
Subject: Re: Modify Output to look like Linux Kernel
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 23:52:15 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 05:34:19PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Jul 2007, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> >A big difference between Automake projects and building the Linux kernel 
> >is that building the linux kernel is practically assured to succeed where 
> >as building Automake projects may fail and require correction by the end 
> >user (who needs to see what is going on).
> In my scripts, I have an option "--disable-echo", which does the same 
> thing.  Oddly enough (but worth repeating since none of the cons who 
> respond to this relatively frequent request appear to have noticed that 
> the error messages give line numbers, and better compilers/tools give 
> column numbers as well), that's enough for all but a very small fraction 
> of the time.
> (Perhaps someone should clone automake, naming it "autobuild" or something 
> like that, and fix this and the other frequently-ignored-requests ;-)

Even easier. Perhaps someone should post a patch for this feature!

Bob Rossi

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