Feedback on the New Build System

Omair Majid omajid at
Wed Mar 13 17:39:22 UTC 2013

On 03/13/2013 12:16 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> 1.  It took some time to work out how to get back to the usual 'noisy' build as the
> default seems to subdue all the useful output.  VERBOSE=true broke the build when
> it tried to use 'true' as a Makefile target.  It turns out the solution is the rather
> non-obvious VERBOSE= .  Could we not have this documented somewhere and perhaps have
> verbosity as a configure option?  After grepping around, it's not very obvious to me
> where it gets set.

I ran into this problem as well. I asked on #openjdk and Mike Duigou
pointed me to "LOG=trace", which is documented in the build README FAQ
[1], although a little hard to find.



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