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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	"brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
Cc: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	"Felipe Contreras" <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Man pages have colors? A deep dive into groff
Date: Mon, 17 May 2021 23:35:25 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <60a3440d3f76e_14d1bc208ed@natae.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqeee44wp4.fsf@gitster.g>

Junio C Hamano wrote:
> "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net> writes:
> 
> > As I mentioned on the patch itself, I'd prefer if Git didn't do this.  I
> > have my own colors configured and don't want Git to render its man
> > output differently from what I have.  Even if I didn't, I wouldn't want
> > Git to change the output of man(1) to be different from what's on the
> > system.
> >
> > I should point out that I have my shell configuration set up to use
> > different colors depending on the capability of the terminal, such as
> > using a 256-color palette when that's supported and a 16-color palette
> > when it's not, so there is literally no configuration that Git can
> > provide here that matches my existing settings.
> 
> git -c color.man=false help -m" would let you consume the output in
> any way you want, I would presume?

His configuration won't be overridden. He doesn't need to change
a thing.

-- 
Felipe Contreras

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-18  4:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-15 22:10 Felipe Contreras
2021-05-17 16:48 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-17 19:28   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-17 22:44     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-17 22:54       ` Randall S. Becker
2021-05-17 23:33         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18  1:27       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-18  4:27         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18  7:16           ` Jeff King
2021-05-18 13:21             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18 14:27             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-18  1:28   ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-18  2:12     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-18  4:35       ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
2021-05-18  4:31     ` Felipe Contreras

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