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Re: Debug output etc, cluttering the terminal


Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> writes:
> debug output should certainly not be output by default in released
> versions without a command-line or configuration option turning it on.
> l for one don't want ls doing something like this:
> ls: starting up
> ls: checking for bad filesystems
> ls: searching for files in /home/foo/some/path
> foo bar/ baz/
> ls: 1 file found
> ls: 2 directories found
thank you for this brilliant example, but please add to the output how
much time the steeps consumed ;). My feeling is that many developers 
don't care because most users might not be aware of what is happening.
They may start the application by mouse clicking and so they don't know
about stdout and stderr.


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