From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-13 04:42:56
David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>David Abrahams wrote:
>>>Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>Backtrace, on the other hand, makes sense only
>>>>for developers, but not for end users.
>>>I'm inclined to err on the side of verbose error output until users
>>>tell us they can't handle it. Boost.Build v1 went the other direction,
>>>and users suffered.
>>Convinced. Then, we need, for the sake of testing, introduce an option which
>>makes errors.error do the same as print.wrapped-text.
> I disagree that it needs to do any message rewrapping.
Then, in case of "errors.error", you'd have to add explicit line breaks.
And jam does not understand "\n". Therefore, we should either make
it understand "\n", or provide some other explicit way of creating linebreaks.
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