config/global.in
changeset 112 ea15433daba0
parent 108 69407950a2a2
child 121 82e69d88119b
     1.1 --- a/config/global.in	Sat May 19 22:52:47 2007 +0000
     1.2 +++ b/config/global.in	Sun May 20 13:48:26 2007 +0000
     1.3 @@ -255,13 +255,15 @@
     1.4      default n
     1.5      depends on ! LOG_ALL
     1.6      help
     1.7 -      This option will print a "rotating bar" (/-\|) below the last log line
     1.8 -      to show work is not stalled.
     1.9 +      If you say 'y' here, you'll be able to see the elapsed time.
    1.10        
    1.11 -      Available when not in DEBUG log level.
    1.12 -      
    1.13 -      WARNING! Very CPU intensive! If you have spare CPU, then you can use it,
    1.14 -      otherwise, refrain from using it.
    1.15 +      As a bonus, you'll also get a rotating bar (/-\|) showing you
    1.16 +      that the build is not stalled (the bar rotates 1/4 every 10 lines
    1.17 +      of components build log).
    1.18 +
    1.19 +      Note that the elapsed time can stall for a little while if a
    1.20 +      component has long commands, as the elapsed time is only updated
    1.21 +      each line.
    1.22  
    1.23  config LOG_TO_FILE
    1.24      bool