[arch-general] How to get colorized output during prog compilation? ( Colorgcc doesn't color gcc output )

Cédric Girard girard.cedric at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 11:30:52 EST 2011

Le 2 janv. 2011 17:25, "Francesco Nwokeka" <francesco.nwokeka at gmail.com> a
écrit :
> Hi all. Like posted in this topic(
https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=110301 ), my problem
> doesn't seem to be solved.
> Color gcc is not called by gcc and thus not colorizing the output of gcc.
> The funny thing is that if i call "colorgcc" directly when compiling some
code, I get colorized
> output.
> It may sound stupid but this script helped quite a lot to point out
warnings and to see immediatly
> where I went wrong. It's really a big help.
> Hasn't anyone else had this problem?
> Anyone have any ideas on how to solve this problem?
> gcc: gcc (GCC) 4.5.2
> colorgcc: colorgcc 1.3.2-6
> Thanks in advance,
>                                Francesco

Colorgcc is a wrapper for gcc. It will never be called by the gcc binary.
You may use an alias if you want the gcc command to call colorgcc.
Cédric Girard

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