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

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Fri Jan 11 19:38:46 CET 2013

On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Björn-Egil Dahlberg wrote:
> On 2013-01-11 19:09, Anthony Ramine wrote:
>> What Automake does is define variables like this:
>> V_ERLC = $(erlc_verbose)$(ERLC)
>> I could do that. I don't like including $(ERLC_FLAGS) in it though,
>> it's not common practice.
> Ah ok! Common practice is usually the best practice.
> I'm not sure I want to change ERLC_FLAGS though. If you decide to do
> that change, do it in a separate commit.
>> I don't mind not including it in R16 and I think it's probably for
>> the best. I have other improvements in mind for the build process
>> anyway so I'll rebase this on current master and work on it.
> Ok, if thats the case I will drop the review completely until after
> R16.

I'd highly prefer merging support for the silent rules into R16A and
iterate upon it for R16B. It's too useful to postpone.

>> Thanks for the feedback, that's all I wanted ;)
> =)

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