Difference in -v or -d

William Davis frstan at bellsouth.net
Wed Feb 25 20:10:49 PST 2009

On Feb 25, 2009, at 9:12 PM, 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.
> I just wanted to see if anyone else experienced it.  I do see it on  
> multiple machines.
> --
> Scott
> * If you contact me off list replace talklists@ with scott@ *
Scott, my guess is what you call a "hang" is only port doing some  
process for which there is no screen output under -v like compling a  
chunk of code......

William Davis
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