Bug 6651 - `mdtool build` should support quieter build
Summary: `mdtool build` should support quieter build
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Project Model ()
Version: 2.8.6
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-08-22 14:33 UTC by adam.lickel
Modified: 2016-10-28 16:36 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description adam.lickel 2012-08-22 14:33:41 UTC
Currently mdtool is extremely verbose.
Unfortunately all output is written to stdout and there is no way to pass a --quiet type of option.

Ideally error messages would be printed to stderr, so one could just do:
mdtool build > /dev/null
and receive just the warning and error output.
Comment 1 Ruben Vermeersch 2013-01-23 08:24:55 UTC
This matters for our CI environment, there's no way for us to only get errors and warnings.
Comment 2 Anthony Yakovlev 2013-02-28 09:23:54 UTC
This fix would be of great value here at Nival because we do CI for our linux server code via mdtool and it spams output greatly.
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2016-10-28 16:36:36 UTC
I think mdtool is deprecated now in favour of xbuild (soon to be official msbuild).