[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: colorize warning messages

Ganesh Ajjanagadde gajjanag at mit.edu
Fri Aug 28 05:02:26 CEST 2015

On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 7:23 PM, Timothy Gu <timothygu99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 06:17:32PM -0400, Ganesh Ajjanagadde wrote:
>> This patch introduces color warning messages (yellow).
>> Tested with zsh, bash, and sh (bash under --posix).
>> Signed-off-by: Ganesh Ajjanagadde <gajjanagadde at gmail.com>
>> ---
>>  configure | 4 +++-
>>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> I'm concerned that this would trash the configure output when it is
> viewed with something not supporting ANSI support codes. For example,
> when one pipes the output to a file.

FWIW, config.log (by default) stores the configure output (including
the warnings).
Note that this patch does not affect the writes to logs, only the
stdout (which may be piped as you pointed out).
Thus this patch is not too bad in this aspect.

> Timothy
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