[Libreoffice] [PUSHED] Re: [PATCH] Reworking build.pl: What to do with the "--html" and "--interactive" parameters

Jan Holesovsky kendy at suse.cz
Tue Feb 15 01:48:58 PST 2011

Hi Michael,

On 2011-02-02 at 19:39 +0100, Michael Koch wrote:

> >> I don't have strong feelings about having the actual html page or not.
> >> When I started building, I used it quite a bit, but now I do automated
> >> builds, so I don't sit and wait "man, when it is finished" :-)
> > I made a deeper analysis of the build.pl. --html activates verbose mode
> > of "dmake" and "deliver" and --dontgraboutput calls a "cat" of a
> > generated log file. This seems to be the functionality you need. I've
> > now introduced a new parameter called "--verbose" which substitutes the
> > functionality of "--html --dontgraboutput".
> >
> > Could you please test "--verbose" in your environment to see if it works
> > as expected (after this patch is pushed :-). If the tests are
> > successful, I will remove all the unneeded parts. For backward
> > compatibility I will link the out-dated parameters to the new --verbose
> > param.
> Sorry, I noticed a mistake in my last patch. Here is the amended
> version.

Pushed this - I agree that what you have just implemented is what we
really want.

BTW - calling 'cat' is a curious thing, can we change that to something
more Perl? ;-)

Thanks a lot for your changes, and sorry that it took so long to
push :-(


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