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gcc 4.8++ neglect my terminfo

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With the apparition of colorification of gcc diag message, it sounds like the color are hard coded to who knows terminals.

I Know that I can use option/env to remove color, yet when non prepared for it, it crash my terminal ( that is not vt100 or whatever xterm is).

My TERM var is properly setup up though. Is that expected behavior?

I know that colorisation is a rampant disease with ls, grep etc, with default color barely readable imposing painful customization time at moment you would like to spend your time to other duties :)

Would'nt be possible to have color only if some ENV are already set, i.e gcc could detect in the env that the user is a *COLOR* officionado and colorify then, instead of imposing regression in both terminal non xterm, and regression on diag parser that discover with horror this new escape sequence in the output :)

posted Sep 6, 2013 by Dewang Chaudhary

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Colors are used only if GCC_COLORS is set (and gcc detects a terminal) or you pass a -fdiagnostics-color= option.

answer Sep 6, 2013 by Amit Parthsarthi
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