[arch-projects] [initscripts] background color in /sbin/rc

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at xsmail.com
Wed May 4 00:44:23 CEST 2011

Grigorios Bouzakis <grbzks at xsmail.com> wrote:
> Seblu wrote:
>> On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 7:53 PM, Grigorios Bouzakis <grbzks at xsmail.com> wrote:
>>> Kwpolska <kwpolska at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> (a reprint of FS#24074)
>>>>> The initscripts' /etc/rc.d/functions uses colors with a black
>>>>> background. It does not look very nice on a transparent black
>>>>> terminal. A patch is included.
>>>> tomegun requested a git patch to be sent here.  It's in the
>>>> attachments section.
>>> See: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/17225
>> Closed as duplicate.
>>> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/1186
>> Close because issue is resolved.
>>> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/16996
>> Closed bevause issue is not present.
>> But i agree with greg an issue present. Just run rc with a white term
>> (what should be banned).
>> I don't have tested his patch, but it looks good. This is a well know
>> error with coloring term.
> The patch reverts the one from https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/1186 so it
> doesnt really look good.
> As Aaron said in https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/16996#comment53730 for
> a slightly different patch: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/16996?getfile=4307
> "The current choices are: unreadable text on white backgrounds, or an
> unattractive black block. I'll go with the unattractive and READABLE
> choice here." https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/16996#comment53730 which applies
> to this patch as well.

Errm sorry got carried away. The proposed patch is not entirely the same
as any of the previous ones.


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