RFR (XS) 8078404: VERBOSE make flag is not handled properly

Stanislav Baiduzhyi sbaiduzh at redhat.com
Fri Apr 24 11:38:13 UTC 2015

On Thursday 23 April 2015 08:30:46 Erik Joelsson wrote:
> Hello Stanislav,
> What do you want to achieve by setting VERBOSE=1? AFAIK that has never
> been a valid value for the VERBOSE input variable. In jdk8, we initially
> introduced VERBOSE as an input variable to the new build system. It was
> default set to "-s" to make the build quiet, but if you wanted command
> lines echoed, you used "make VERBOSE=". That was later superseded by the
> LOG input variable, which is set to a log level like "info, warn, debug,
> trace". In jdk9, we completely removed support for the VERBOSE input
> variable.

Ah, so everything I've actually achieved was only dropping '-s' from 
options... Didn't expected that I have to leave VERBOSE empty to override it. 
Sorry for that, and thank you for the detailed explanation.


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