Bug 124300

Summary: rpmbuild --quiet does not affect output
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Orion Poplawski <orion>
Component: rpmAssignee: Panu Matilainen <pmatilai>
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Description Orion Poplawski 2004-05-25 11:02:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
The man page for rpmbuild suggests that --quiet will suppress all
output except for errors.  It does nothing.  This option would be very
useful for use in automated builds where you want to capture true
error output, but not the "set -x" debug output from the build scripts.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild --quiet <specfile>

Actual Results:  $ rpmbuild --quiet -bb yum.spec
Executing(%prep): /bin/sh -e /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.1472
+ umask 022
+ cd /export/cynosure/orion/redhat/yum-2.0.7
+ export LANG
+ unset DISPLAY

Expected Results:  $ rpmbuild --quiet -bb yum.spec

Additional info:
Comment 1 Anders F Björklund 2004-09-23 03:09:19 EDT
Could this be related to the liberal amount of :

rpmSetVerbosity(RPMMESS_NORMAL);	/* XXX silly use by showrc */

shouldn't it at least restore the previous value ?
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-21 01:18:21 EDT
User pnasrat@redhat.com's account has been closed
Comment 3 Panu Matilainen 2007-08-22 02:34:56 EDT
Reassigning to owner after bugzilla made a mess, sorry about the noise...
Comment 4 Panu Matilainen 2007-11-13 09:21:46 EST
FWIW this has (finally) been fixed upstream so F8 and later will inherit it
sooner or later, FC5 is long since EOL'd so updating version.
Comment 5 Panu Matilainen 2008-01-25 12:16:17 EST
Fixed in