Re: metamode recursive descent change

From: Gary Jennejohn <>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 19:07:45 UTC
On Thu, 20 Oct 2022 10:20:04 -0600
Warner Losh <> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I've been running with this patch for a
> little while. In meta mode, it will suppress printing of ==> for the
> recursive descent, as well as most of the -- xxx -- lines associated with
> that. It does so only in meta mode.
> This reduces the noise of metamode builds, makes them run faster (way less
> output) and highlights better the always rebuilt stuff, which should help
> get those items fixed.
> It does represent a behavior change, so I thought I'd send a heads up here
> and see what people think...

I'm all for it!  Less noise and faster compiles are always good IMHO.

Gary Jennejohn