Re: Enabling automake silent-rules by default

On 08/28/2009 02:24 PM, Luis Medinas wrote:
On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 14:06 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:

Many modules have already been adding support for automake silent rules, but
turned off by default.

I just pushed changes to pango and vte to enable silent rules by default.
That's a much saner default, and allows catching warnings easily.  I like to
suggest everyone does the same.

You just need to add this line to after AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE:


That does most of the job.  For custom make rules, you need to add $(AM_V_GEN)
to the beginning of the rule.  Read this for details:


Why not turn this into an official GOAL for 2.30/3.0 ? This is probably
too late to make every official module with silent-rules by default.

Something like that, yeah.  Feel free to write the Goal.



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