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Re: [PATCH] Tidy up 'make' output

From: Pavel Roskin
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Tidy up 'make' output
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 15:57:47 -0400

On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 10:44 -0700, Colin D Bennett wrote:
> When thousands of long, wrapped lines full of command line options and
> file names are scrolling by on your terminal, it is very hard to pick
> out the irregularities in the build process, such as error and warnings.

I like the idea, but the massive use of "override" doesn't looks right.
I'd rather see variables with different names used throughout the
makefiles.  Linux makefiles don't use "override" at all.  "override"
should be the last resort if everything else fails.

Pavel Roskin

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