[build2] Handling of skipped files

Boris Kolpackov boris at codesynthesis.com
Wed Nov 22 06:29:17 UTC 2017

Moldmann Max (DC-MH/ENG52-NA) <Max.Moldmann at boschrexroth-us.com> writes:

> > skipped updating 17 target(s)
> A minor detail: I think " skipped updating 17 targets" would be better.
> Even "skipped updating 1 targets" doesn't feel too bad and it makes the
> output less noisy without the braces.

Yes, I think you are right, fixed.

> I'm fine with not seeing what exactly is being skipped and resorting to
> "b -v" to get more verbose information about that. But some people might
> like an option to get the skipped files listed after the actually compiled
> files (this would be an improvement over the old interwoven output).

Keeping a list of things skipped sounds like too much trouble (and
overhead) for something minor like this (remember, all this stuff
happens in parallel). So I think it will have to be either a summary
or an interleaved output with -v, at least for now.


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