Ansi escape sequences...

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Fri May 2 17:35:52 UTC 2008


Dan wrote:
> Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
>> Dan wrote"
>> |Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
>> |> I tried:
>> |>>  echo "\e[5;31mHello World"
>> |>  |> and the red "Hello World" does not blink.
>> |
>> |try echo -e.
>> |
>> |No idea on blinking text, but your example above, combined |with echo 
>> -e |turned my terminal text red.
>>
>> Yes, the color red worked - what you were supposed to
>> get is BLINKING red - that is where the problem is!
>>
>> So it seems that ansi escape sequence for BLINKING is
>> broken.  Remember when we had broken symbolic links?
>> The BLINKED red.  This does not work.
> 
> It works for me on the console and in xterm, but not in gnome-terminal.
> 
> So I guess its an issue with gnome-terminal.
> 

konsole works as expected.


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Robin Laing




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