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Re: obfuscated build-log

From: Thomas Morley
Subject: Re: obfuscated build-log
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:52:42 +0200

2017-10-22 14:52 GMT+02:00 Phil Holmes <address@hidden>:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Morley"
> <address@hidden>
> To: "lilypond-devel" <address@hidden>
> Sent: Sunday, October 22, 2017 9:16 AM
> Subject: obfuscated build-log
>> Hi,
>> I just failed to build lilypond, because I forgot to rerun configure,
>> etc after checking and building an experimental branch.
>> While the mistake is obvious, the log obfuscates it by adding a
>> wagonload of output after the error is stated.
>> I would have expected to see the error last. Is it possible to improve the
>> log?
>> Full terminal output attached.
>> Cheers,
>>   Harm
> This is probably because you're running multiple threads with the -j5 option
> and so the extraneous output at the end comes from the other threads yet to
> complete.  If you can't discern the error and don't want to direct the
> output to a file for later checking, then running a single thread _might_
> make for more understandable output.
> --
> Phil Holmes

Thanks for the pointer,

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