[Libreoffice] [PATCH] Show progress bars when downloading external dependencies

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 17:21:31 PDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Luke Symes <allsymes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Norbert Thiebaud <nthiebaud at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> The reason wget does not show the progress bar unless you force it to,
>> is because the output, here,  is piped to a file.
>> presenting progress bar and putting the output in a file make for a
>> big and ugly log file.
>> At the very least you don't want --progress=bar:force but
>> --progress=dot:mega
> Sigh, so we can't have our cake and eat it too... I really appreciate having
> feedback for downloads. However, the log file doesn't need it, only the
> user. Do you think --progress=dot:mega is acceptable for log file niceness?

yes, that's why I suggested it :-)

> There would still be the chatter with the server coming through due to
> having to remove the "-nv" (non-verbose) switch.

yeah but that is a couple or maybe half a dozen of lines per object,
not 100's or even 1000's

give it a try and look a what the log looks like ...

hey, and if that is too disturbing we can always change it back :-)


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