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Re: Piping output of compilation to /dev/null?
- From: Christian Jönsson <christian at j-son dot org>
- To: gcc <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 21:36:04 +0200
- Subject: Re: Piping output of compilation to /dev/null?
- References: <20020512193142.GA1556@j-son.org>
On Sun, May 12, 2002 at 09:31:42PM +0200, Christian Jönsson wrote:
> When building GCC, I notice that in a few places the compiler output
> is piped to /dev/null. I assume this is because we do not want to
> pollute the log files with noise such as warnings...
I should have said the compiler's stdout and stderr output...
> I'd just like to ask whether this is actually wanted or an old
> (good/bad?) habit?
> I'm leaning towards advocating to get rid of these piping to /dev/null...