[pacman-dev] coloured pacman

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 12:26:01 EST 2007

2007/2/6, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:

> I don't mind about color. Anyway makepkg and initscripts do use
> colored messages, so why not pacman? Of course it can be customizable
> (I would prefer common way of doing this in makepkg, initscripts and
> pacman) and optional (UseColor in pacman.conf), and of course it
> shouldn't add complexity to code.
> This patch is hard to read (because it's not unified diff) but as I
> see it would be better to do not change MSG(NL, ...) to MSG(NL,
> color(...)), but instead change MSG itself - this would be much
> cleaner way, IMO.

Forgot to add: IMO it would be better to chage printf(color(...)) to
function too.

P.S.: what's the principal difference between printf'ing and MSG'ing?

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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