[pacman-dev] BSD compatibility - Was: makepkg: check explicitly if the terminal supports colors

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 24 19:21:39 EDT 2010

On 25/06/10 01:27, Nezmer wrote:
> On that subject, that was the 1st or 2nd issue I fixed in makepkg to
> make it work in(or on, which one is correct?) FreeBSD.
> The thing is, tput is not fully portable as advertised. I actually fixed
> this by failing back to the old method of using colours!
> This is a patch I wrote months ago and applied it in a personal branch:


As an aside, we do try to keep compatible with BSD, OSX, Cygwin & Hurd 
where we know pacman is used so it is good to report breakages to us so 
that they can get fixed.

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