[paludis-user] paludis-user Digest, Vol 13, Issue 2

Lord Drantin drantin at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 19:06:33 UTC 2008

I think it was more of that you didn't realize it was a hook and
thought it was part of paludis, is why the markers are there

On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00 PM,  <paludis-user-request at lists.pioto.org> wrote:
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> Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 14:16:11 -0400 (EDT)
> From: "Benjamin R. Haskell" <paludis at benizi.com>
> Subject: Re: [paludis-user] Disable prepended string in output
> To: Paludis Users <paludis-user at lists.pioto.org>
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> On Fri, 6 Jun 2008, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
>> On Fri, 6 Jun 2008 12:41:45 -0400 (EDT) "Benjamin R. Haskell" <paludis at benizi.com> wrote:
>>> Err... just realized update-eix is a hook. But, question remains, as
>>> I still don't really want the markers.
>> And this is why we have markers for hooks.
> <tongue_in_cheek reason="couldn't resist">
> This seems like the opposite of why you have markers for hooks. I assume
> you don't have them because I don't want them.
> </tongue_in_cheek>
> The rationale makes sense -- distinguishing paludis output from hook
> output -- but it'd still be nice to disable it. I don't install dodgy
> hooks from forums, and I want the output for the ones I have installed.
> So, this falls into the category of "debugging information" for me, which
> I usually don't want until I need it. (Hence my PALUDIS_OPTIONS contains
> "--log-level warning", e.g., rather than the default)
> But, having done tech support, I realize there's no good reason for you
> (dev(s)) to remove it, so I'll hack it locally. (The benefit to me is
> outweighed by the development+support effort by you.)
> As an aside:
> I was doing some work for a former employer last weekend where my
> preferred machine had Gentoo that was installed long ago. I needed to
> install the Eclipse SDK for something, and I'm positive that installing
> paludis via emerge and the 52 eclipse-sdk dependencies via paludis took
> less time than emerge would have taken to resolve those dependencies
> (based on getting too impatient with emerge after fifteen minutes, and
> installing everything in about twenty).
> Thanks,
> Ben
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