[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/3] makepkg: use portable escape sequence for terminal escapes

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 12:38:23 EDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:32 AM, Carlos Diaz <839273 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The escape string isn't necesarily \033; it's determined by what the
> particular termcap/info entry for that terminal contains.
> Bash uses ncurses functions to expand \e to the _correct_ terminal
> escape.
> Signed-off-by: Carlos Diaz <839273 at gmail.com>

How would this affect a particular bit of code in
src/pacman/callback.c; can we do anything there to make sure we are
doing it right? Or is \033 right in almost all situations anyway, and
this patch is mainly just for pedantic purposes.


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