[development] Being noisy on installation...

Zohar Stolar z.stolar at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 12:10:35 UTC 2008

Victor Kane wrote:

> Well, we should handle the noise in the same way Linux does: on the 
> one hand there are switches for noisy (-v) and quiet, and on the 
> other, all utilities provide comforting messages for the newbie by 
> default, which more experienced hands, justly horrified by so much 
> need for calming insecurity, know how to send to the bit bucket for 
> automated or cron run processes via a redirect to /dev/null.

So perhaps we can just let each user decide which level of messages 
he/she wants to see ('error', 'status', 'warning'), and expand the list 
of possible types.

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