[Python-Dev] distutils & stderr

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Fri, 1 Feb 2002 13:59:46 -0600

On 01 February 2002, Guido van Rossum said:

    >> - quiet, only tells you about errors

And only to stderr, assuming stderr is available.  (Can this be detected on
Windows?)  If you log messages to stdout, scripts that use distutils can't
be used as filters.