[Python-Dev] distutils & stderr
Sat, 2 Feb 2002 21:43:43 -0600
>> 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
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> Creating library build\temp.win32-2.3\Release\MultiMapping.lib and object
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.