git webrev is extremely silent

Jaikiran Pai jai.forums2013 at
Tue Mar 24 12:42:35 UTC 2020

Any thoughts?


On 19/03/20 8:26 am, Jaikiran Pai wrote:
> I have just started using the skara CLI tools to generate patches for
> the jdk repositories. I am used to using the (original) webrev. When
> using the original webrev, you see a bunch of "activity" that gets
> logged on the screen and it finally writes out the patch where the
> webrev changeset is generated.
> However, when I run the "git webrev" command (sometimes with additional
> options), it just silently returns. The first few times I tried it, I
> thought it wasn't really working. It's only when I looked for directory
> listing of potential places, where it might have generated the webrevs,
> did I realize that the webrev was being generated successfully and it's
> just that the git webrev command it way too silent and doesn't generate
> any messages.
> Adding a final summary, after the command executes successfully,
> including the location where the webrev was generated would help, IMO.
> Would this be considered a reasonable enhancement?
> -Jaikiran

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