[pacman-dev] Please make the colourised output exactly like that of "pacman-color"
allan at archlinux.org
Sat Mar 26 04:05:06 UTC 2016
On 25/03/16 11:06, Xavion wrote:
> Hi Allan,
> I have become old and grumpy since then!
> Okay, point taken: I did let it drag on a bit. It wasn't all my fault,
> though: I got sick of waiting for those other three patches to be merged in.
>> Lets start with what is already justified by what we already have in
>> pacman with the aim of improving consistency of our current colour
>> scheme. Further additions will need to be discussed separately.
>> package names - bold (in some places...)
>> groups - blue
>> repos - magenta
>> versions - green
>> So, I'd like separate patches:
>> -Si/-Qi: just those changes
>> -S group dialog: just those changes
> Righto, you're the boss. I've just created a patch for those switches
> alone; I will post it to this thread soon. I'll get back to you about the
> other colours at a later date.
>> -Qo/-Fo can have the same done
>> and anywhere else that is currently not consistent.
> As far as I can tell, the following switches need better colourisation.
> Let me know if you disagree with any of this *before* I go ahead and create
> the patch :-).
> - -Dk, -Dkk: the package name (but not the dependency) should be in
> bold, rather than quoted
Colour adds nothing here
> - -Qc: the package name should be in bold, rather than quoted
> - -Qg, -Sg: the group name should be in blue; the package name should be
> in bold
or here... You don't need colour to distinguish between left and right
> - -Qk, -Qkk: the package name should be in bold
Only errors/warnings are highlighted. Adding more colour hides the
> - -Qo, -Fo: the package name should be in bold; the version number
> should be in green
I said this was fine above.
> - -Qq, -Fq, -Sq: the package name should (possibly) be in bold
Not sure what package name you are referring to.
> - -T: the package name should (possibly) be in bold
No colour here ever.
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