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From "Jason Rosenberg" <>
Subject Re: -quiet mode, annoying output....
Date Tue, 09 Jan 2001 07:41:40 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Donald" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 2:27 AM
Subject: Re: -quiet mode, annoying output....

> At 02:13  9/1/01 -0500, Jason Rosenberg wrote:
> >Are there plans to make -quiet flag have the
> >behavior indicated below, by default, instead of
> >having to set the -logger, and modify echo, etc.?
> There was discussion about changing behaviour of echo a while back but a
> bunch of people complained so it wasn't changed I believe. Thou I would
> like to see the change I don't think we can in the Ant1.x series. 
> >It seems to me that we need to have a standard
> >flag, which probably should just be the current
> >'-quiet', which has the effect of only printing
> >out a visited target when that target has some
> >output.
> Nope - we aren't going to change anything that is not backwards compatable
> - at least thats what I believe we decided. Backwards incompatable changes
> will liekyl wait till 2.0+

Can we not change the behavior, then, by introducing a new
flag, such as -terse, or something?

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