Re: [PATCH] test-lib: introduce the '-V' short option for '--verbose-log'
- Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:21:08 -0400
- From: Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] test-lib: introduce the '-V' short option for '--verbose-log'
On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 01:13:59PM +0100, SZEDER Gábor wrote:
> '--verbose-log' is one of the most useful and thus most frequently
> used test options, but due to its length it's a pain to type on the
> command line.
> Let's introduce the corresponding short option '-V' to save some
Interesting. I'm not opposed to something like this, but I added
"--verbose-log" specifically for scripted cases, like running an
unattended "prove" that needs to preserve stdout. When running
individual tests, I'd just use "-v" itself, and possibly redirect the
For my curiosity, can you describe your use case a bit more?
> t/README | 1 +
> t/test-lib.sh | 4 ++--
> 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
The patch itself looks good to me.