[Libreoffice] Debugging Make Fetch bash scripts on Mac OS X 10.6.7
tlillqvist at novell.com
Tue May 17 23:43:17 PDT 2011
> The file libo/src/fetch.log has entries such as this:
> % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
> But my copy of the terminal log shows this:
Clearly this kind of output is useful only when running the download interactively. For some reason I don't see anything like that in my fetch.log, and donät remember seeing it on the terminal either. I nthe fetch.log I just see occasional lines like
2011-05-06 16:40:34 URL:http://download.go-oo.org/src/29721a16f25967d59969d5f0ae485b4a-libwps-0.2.2.tar.bz2 [295486/295486] -> "29721a16f25967d59969d5f0ae485b4a-libwps-0.2.2.tar.bz2" 
but mostly just lines with only a timestamp (which are pointless I think and could be removed).
Is it wget or curl that outputs the thing you see? I would have thought that they would be clever enough to not print anything like that if stdout is not a terminal. Could you please investigate if there is some switch to pass to wget or curl to get them to be less chatty, and then use that option if test ! -t 1 , or something.
> Question 2: How do I go about stepping through bash scipts?
Eh, I had no idea that there even was a bash debugger, nice!
Traditionally one just uses debugging prints, i.e. "echo" statements, to debug shell scripts... As the bashdb configure script says, if you want to use it, you need a newer bash, so you need to build it yourself.
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