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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: plugman / cli verbose by default?
Date Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:51:08 GMT
The convention for UNIX tools is to be quiet by default and fail noisily. A
well writ script should exit quietly so you can chain commands. (Or pipe,
etc.)

I'd prefer we added a --verbose flag.


On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Braden Shepherdson <braden@chromium.org>wrote:

> I'd rather we call it -q and --quiet though; that's a pretty common
> convention for Unix tools.
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Braden Shepherdson <braden@chromium.org
> >wrote:
>
> > +1
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 3:31 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I think this was discussed before but I can't find the thread.
> >>
> >> Is anyone not in favour of making the tools verbose by default and
> having
> >> a
> >> --silent flag instead?
> >>
> >> Makes it much easier to get good debug reports and lets users know when
> >> slow things are taking place.
> >>
> >
> >
>

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