[PATCH 5 of 5] ui: log non-interactive default response to stdout when verbose

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Thu Nov 6 09:50:09 CST 2008


On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 12:44 +0000, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> Peter Arrenbrecht <peter.arrenbrecht <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > ui: log non-interactive default response to stdout when verbose
> > 
> > This allows test scripts that feed their output into documentation
> > to properly show the session as it would appear to an end-user.
> 
> Seems sane, but may break external scripts... Matt, any thoughts?

Seems ok. The command that's a real concern in this area is hg log: each
verbosity level (including debug) shows information that's used by at
least some people. The verbose and debug output of merge is generally
much less  interesting so is often fair game for more information.

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