[Python-Dev] distutils & stderr

Greg Ward gward@python.net
Fri, 1 Feb 2002 13:21:23 -0500

On 01 February 2002, Guido van Rossum said:
> I could see three levels at most:
> - verbose, tells you about everything it could do
> - default, only tells you about things it does and not about things it
>   skips
> - quiet, only tells you about errors

+1 from me.

The Distutils' current level of verbosity stems from my desire to see
exactly what was happening in the code at the development/debugging
stage.  That's obsolete and should be fixed.  I like Guido's idea.

Greg Ward - Linux weenie                                gward@python.net
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