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Re: [RFA 0/4] Improve "show style", use style in "help" and "apropos".
On Tue, 2019-06-18 at 22:52 +0200, Philippe Waroquiers wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-06-18 at 14:46 -0600, Tom Tromey wrote:
> > > > > > > "Philippe" == Philippe Waroquiers <email@example.com> writes:
> > > >
> > > > (gdb) | with pagination off -- apropos -v breakpoint | less
> > Philippe> Effectively, 'pagination off' and event worse 'style enabled off'
> > Philippe> make it significantly more difficult to see where apropos -v
> > Philippe> starts the doc of a new command.
> > Maybe this command should still use styling? I wonder.
> Wondering ...
> At shell level, coloring seems to be disabled when piped.
> $ ls -l
> .... files with some colors
> $ ls -l | cat
> .... same output, but no colors
ls has an option to control coloring.
ls -l --color=always|cat
will still be colored.
So, we might add an option -style [on|off] to the GDB pipe_command,
if we believe it should output styling sequence.