[Rake-devel] extra verbose

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Sun Mar 11 00:15:27 EST 2007

TRANS wrote:
 > On 3/8/07, TRANS <transfire at gmail.com> wrote:
 >> It would be nice to have three levels (silent, normal and verbose) of
 >> verbosity rather than just the current two. (Currently -s just menas
 >> not -v).
 >> In my tasks I feel that I should make silent more completely devoid of
 >> output. But that leaves me only with the "normal/verbose" mode to work
 >> with. Sometimes I need an extra verbose mode.
 > Will it help if I give the usecase? I have a test task, in normal mode
 > I just want it to say "tests passed" or "tests failed", in verbose
 > mode I want to iterate through evey test and tell me if each one
 > passed or failed.

    rake test TESTOPTS='-vverbose'

will do that.

In general, the -v option is for the rake itself, not for user-written 

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