[pacman-dev] coloured pacman

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 16:18:39 EST 2007

On 2/6/07, Vojtěch Gondžala <vogo at seznam.cz> wrote:
> OK, i make new
> diff(http://www.fi.muni.cz/~xgondz/pacman3-color/pacman3-color.diff), I hope
> that is correct.
> The function color is colouring a string only when descriptor is a tty, it's
> querying via function isatty.
> I thing, when a string will be colouring in function pm_fprintf must be
> overlay function fprintf and that isn't a trifle.
> I can keep this patch out of pacman, when you think that color output in
> console isn't good idea, it isn't problem ;-).

The idea definitely has promise. We just have to make sure if we
implement it, we do it in a way that doesn't break the way a lot of
people may use pacman. Thanks for the diff though- you are the first
person to actually follow through with a feature request this big and
patch it.


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