[erlang-patches] Implement ./otp_build configure --enable-silent-rules

Anthony Ramine <>
Wed Nov 28 16:05:40 CET 2012

My (and automake's) rationale about making it non-default is that if people compile Erlang/OTP just to use Erlang the language and the build fails because of a compile error, we will have to tell them to post again with a new verbose build log.

IMO, this feature should be used only by people who recompile often.

Anthony Ramine

Le 28 nov. 2012 à 15:59, Tuncer Ayaz a écrit :

> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Anthony Ramine wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I got bored of the too verbose output of the build process, so I added
>> automake's silent rules to Erlang/OTP.
>> Here is an example of output produced with silent rules:
>> https://gist.github.com/4160201
>> I may have missed some build tools' invocations as I can only compile
>> Erlang on my Mac.
>> https://github.com/nox/otp/compare/erlang:master...enable-silent-rules
>> https://github.com/nox/otp/compare/erlang:master...enable-silent-rules.patch
>> git fetch https://github.com/nox/otp enable-silent-rules
> Nice patch, but I would prefer to make the default be silent.

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