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Re: Error messages and progress report

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Error messages and progress report
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:58:21 +0100
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Andreas Enge <address@hidden> skribis:

> Am Donnerstag, 10. Januar 2013 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:
>> I find it useful to have the server name printed (esp. in the case of
>> mirror://, ftpmirror.gnu.org, etc.), so I’ve come up with a solution
>> that abbreviates long URIs like this:
>> I’ll commit it if there are no objections.
> This looks good to me.

Great.  Pushed as 28e55604212c01884a77a4f5eb66294c4957c48a.

> I came across another problem: During parallel builds (the norm nowadays), 
> several lines of downloading get mixed, or even the progress numbers are 
> mixed with lines of output from the compiler etc..

Yes.  Unfortunately, the daemon just sends us the build outputs all
mixed up, and there’s no way on the client side to filter that or

> I do not see what to do about it (except for clearing out a complete
> line, so there is no output trailing after the percentage), and the
> progress indicator can still be used to indicate problems when nothing
> progresses.

I’m not sure how to clear out a complete line.  I don’t want to embed
ncurses just for that.  ;-)


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