[Pharo-project] Colored Stdout/Stderr logging with headless images

Stefan Marr smalltalk at stefan-marr.de
Tue Mar 6 07:46:35 EST 2012

On 06 Mar 2012, at 13:18, Camillo Bruni wrote:

> actually its a bit of a hack :D (well the implementation not)
> but the problem is, that we should properly detect if the terminal supports colors or not ;) otherwise you might get some ugly escape sequences :D

Do you know the tput tool?

I use it in my makefiles like this:
	START_BOLD=$(shell tput bold)
	STOP_BOLD=$(shell tput sgr0)

It gives you the supported escape sequence for a give style based on a database of terminals and your current environment.

Best regards

Stefan Marr
Software Languages Lab
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2 / B-1050 Brussels / Belgium
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