Tim> [Skip] >> Probably so, but not all prints are guarded by "if verbose:".
Tim> Have you tried it in the case you complained about at the start of Tim> this?
Yes, and it seems to shut things up just fine. I made that comment after having modified my source to dump all prints to stderr.
Tim> MultiMapping.c Tim> Creating library build\temp.win32-2.3\Release\MultiMapping.lib and object Tim> build\temp.win32-2.3\Release\MultiMapping.exp
Tim> I believe those are generated by Microsoft's compiler (the Tim> case-sensitive string "Creating" appears nohwere in the distutils Tim> source; and yes, these go to stdout too), and if so there's nothing Tim> distutils can do about that. I don't see any messages that look Tim> like they come from distutils.
Windows matters little to me for most applications, and not at all when I write scripts that I want to work like Unix filters, which is what my original complaint was about. I will suggest to Ken Simpson that PyInline use the -q flag.