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Re: [PATCH] Improve AM_SILENT_RULES coverage

On Tue, 2015-10-06 at 10:23 -0700, Josh Stone wrote:
> On 10/06/2015 06:00 AM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > On Mon, 2015-10-05 at 11:15 -0700, Josh Stone wrote:
> >> Note, elfutils does not explicitly enable AM_SILENT_RULES.  It's only
> >> available starting from automake 1.11
> > 
> > Note that we already require 1.11 or higher for parallel-tests.
> > I wouldn't mind if we also just added AM_SILENT_RULES([yes]) by default.
> I do prefer silent builds too.  You'll probably want to force V=1 for
> automated builds like rpm though.  I leave the default choice to you.

OK, I'll add AM_SILENT_RULES([yes]) as default unless someone objects.
(btw. the rpm builds currently use make -s, so using the silent rules
would actually give more output.)

> It's easy to answer "what defines" -- they're set in /usr/bin/automake
> handle_languages() based on $lang->ccer and $lang->lder, which are names
> declared in earlier register_language() calls.
> I have no idea if they're "officially" OK though.  It's strange that
> these aren't documented at all.  In practice it should be fine, I think,
> but if you want to be really careful we can define our own renamed variants.

Odd they aren't officially documented. But they look official enough. I
saw other projects also use them in front of LINK and COMPILE steps, so
we are at least in good company. So please do just use them as is.



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