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Re: -V, --verbose, as opposite of -s, --silent, --quiet

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: -V, --verbose, as opposite of -s, --silent, --quiet
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 16:32:05 -0400
User-agent: Evolution 3.36.5-0ubuntu1

On Mon, 2021-10-25 at 22:28 +0200, Alejandro Colomar (man-pages) wrote:
> Since I use '--warn-undefined-variables', and also to help
> readability to someone who may not know about this usage and may
> wonder what does that $(V) mean, I used the following:
> V :=
> $(V).SILENT:

Looks good.

Something you might consider is using:

  V ?=

instead of ":=" which would allow someone to run:

  V=1 make

successfully (or put it into the environment in some other way).

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