Difference in -v or -d

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Wed Feb 25 17:38:21 PST 2009

Scott Haneda wrote:
> I usually use -d on a port install, but sometimes, I use -v as others
> seem to use it.  The man page makes me think -v has -d plus more.
> Anyone ever see where -v will stall, and do nothing, where as trying -d
> right after, and it moves right along?

The -d option prints everything that is printed by -v, plus debug-level
messages that expose what's happening internally. As the man page puts it:

-d       debug mode (generate debugging messages, implies -v)

- Josh

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