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From Peter Donald <dona...@mad.scientist.com>
Subject RE: Couple of mods to <javac>
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2000 00:12:49 GMT
At 10:08  14/9/00 +1000, you wrote:
>At 08:45  13/9/00 +1100, you wrote:
>>Diane, I don't want to always be disagreeing with you, but I don't see what
>>is the problem with the current output format. I think that when the tasks
>>in a target produce some output, it is nice to have some whitespace before
>>the next target. Perhaps if there is no output from the tasks, we could skip
>>the blank lines. I have made a quick change which produces this output when
>>building ant.
>>
>>Buildfile: build.xml
>>prepare:
>>check_for_optional_packages:
>>compile:
>>  [copydir] Copying 2 files to F:\Projects\Jakarta\build\ant\classes
>>
>>jar:
>>      [jar] Building jar: F:\Projects\Jakarta\build\ant\lib\ant.jar
>>
>>main:
>>javadocs:
>>    [mkdir] Created dir: F:\Projects\Jakarta\build\ant\javadocs
>>  [javadoc] Generating Javadoc
>>		...
>>
>>
>>Would that meet your needs?
>
>
>how about a --quiet command line option that would produce something like
>
>--------------------------------
>compile:
>  [copydir] Copying 2 files to F:\Projects\Jakarta\build\ant\classes
>
>jar:
>      [jar] Building jar: F:\Projects\Jakarta\build\ant\lib\ant.jar
>
>javadocs:
>    [mkdir] Created dir: F:\Projects\Jakarta\build\ant\javadocs
>  [javadoc] Generating Javadoc
>--------------------------------
>
>My main problem with it is that I customarily have about 10-20 targets and
>when I do build majority output nothing (during a rebuild) but the output
>scrolls of screen and I have to change windows and scroll

grr - damn premature sending of messages :P

My main problem with it is that I customarily have about 10-20 targets and
when I do build majority output nothing (during a rebuild) but the output
scrolls of screen and I have to change windows and scroll in second window
which is a PITA :P.


Cheers,

Pete

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