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

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Tue Jan 29 12:42:05 CET 2013

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 12:12 PM, Björn-Egil Dahlberg wrote:
> On 2013-01-29 10:57, Anthony Ramine wrote:
>> V_CC and its friends are not valid shells commands as they may
>> start with an @, I don't think CC itself should behave the same
>> way.
>> The maintainability shouldn't be a concern as only people in the
>> know ever touch these makefiles anyway, and no one should modify
>> them without looking at the other targets and commands for
>> inspiration and code consistency.
>> That being said, I won't take it personally if the patch is
>> reverted, but Bjorn-Egil himself seems to quite like it :)
> I think Anders raise an important point of maintainability. If it
> can be implemented with higher maintainability, perhaps it should
> be. I like the feature and I do want it. I don't believe it makes
> that much more difficult to maintain makefiles, but any improvements
> help.

I suggest to make such improvements without reverting what's already
merged and working.

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