[erlang-questions] otp_build: default-enable silent-rules

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Tue Feb 18 13:23:22 CET 2014

On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 12:59 PM, Anthony Ramine wrote:
> I didn't, it was CPP before, it is still CPP after.
> Cf. the commit which fixes wx silent rules.
>         https://github.com/erlang/otp/commit/fb66fdcf7
> lib/wx/c_src/Makefile.in:114:CPP_O
>         = $(V_CPP) -c $(CXX_FLAGS) $(WX_CXX_FLAGS)  $(COMMON_CFLAGS)
> That's the only place V_CPP is used.

So, you wouldn't mind changing the printed prefix to CXX, right?

> Silent rules by default will also make omitted rules stand up more
> and be fixed faster.

And maybe annoy enough contributors that we can reach warning free
builds :).

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