GCC -fdiagnostics-color= default

Jakub Jelinek jakub at redhat.com
Mon May 27 15:34:36 UTC 2013

On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 10:29:56AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> > Would users appreciate it being done by default (i.e. make
> > -fdiagnostics-color=auto the default)?
> Could you give a little more information?
> * What is gcc diagnostic colors exactly?

Colorized output of gcc diagnostics, similar to how say grep or ls colorizes its
output by default in Fedora, see http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.9/changes.html
(C family section).  Best if anyone interested just tries it out.

> * Any pros/cons?

Same thing as pros/cons of colorizing grep or ls output by default.


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