Couldn't we enable 256 colors by default on TERM?
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Jun 26 01:57:34 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 08:47:16PM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> Trying to do this in profile scripts assumes that you only run local
> terminals that come from Fedora and that have been tested. For example,
> if you SSH to a Fedora box from an old xterm that doesn't do 256 colors,
> what happens if profile automagically turns xterm into xterm-256color?
The proposal actually handles that by parsing the output of the who
command, but I'm not sure I'm morally in favour of that.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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