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Bug 1887

Summary: portage messages to users
Product: Portage Development Reporter: Spider (RETIRED) <spider>
Component: UnclassifiedAssignee: Daniel Robbins (RETIRED) <drobbins>
Severity: normal    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: x86   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Spider (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-04-17 17:51:49 UTC
after a IRC discussion it was concluded. we need a better way to message users.

<g2boojum> We desperately need to change how portage handles messages to the user.
<Spidler> indeed
<Spidler> Mail to root?
<Spidler> add to /root/MESSAGES ?
<g2boojum> Spidler: No, I think we just need to log it _and_ save all of the
messages to be printed at the end of an emerge (so "emerge foo bar baz" doesn't
print out the user messages until everything is built).
<Spidler> g2boojum: also need to print them out -after- the clean removal of
older versions

Well, those are some ideas.  I'm still for the idea of storing the messages
somewhere, preferrably tagged with a note on what package it is.
Comment 1 Daniel Robbins (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-04-21 17:06:14 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 462 ***