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Re: ANSI colors not showing by default

On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 11:49 PM, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Hi, your symptom description is quite sparse...
> Am 21.05.2017 um 22:45 schrieb Sky Diver:
>> Lately I noticed that colors are not showing by default in some
>> situations.
>> The most apparent case is when running composer.
> What "composer"?
PHP composer

>> The latest composer version on "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows" console,
>> and even when running it via a mintty shell looks just fine. But from
>> cygwin the output is monochrome.
> "From cygwin" could mean (guessing) from a cygwin console window, where your
> TERM setting would be "cygwin".
> That could cause an application to assume no colour support. So it would
> help if you tell us what your settings are.
(*) I thought that cygcheck.out would answer these type of questions.
The default TERM value is 'xterm', even when I rename my home-dir and
launch a shell that creates a fresh one.

>> I would love to understand what's going on.
>> I tried the following:
>> - Change the TERM var to several values
> Which values?

This one also didn't help:
export CYGWIN=codepage:ansi

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