Difference in -v or -d

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Wed Feb 25 19:21:10 PST 2009

Scott Haneda wrote:
> On Feb 25, 2009, at 5:38 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>> 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)
> Right, but I have repeated cases where -v will just hang, unless 5
> minutes later it should be doing something, but I have a feeling
> something should show after 5 minutes.

Do you mean -d prints something that should also be printed by -v, but

An example would be helpful.

- Josh

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