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From jean-frederic clere <jfrederic.cl...@fujitsu-siemens.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-connectors/webapp configure.in
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2001 15:56:07 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> 
> Quoting jean-frederic clere <jfrederic.clere@fujitsu-siemens.com>:
> 
> > I have some more problems because printf does not like \133. (Why
> > \133 and not ]?).
> 
> Bacause [ and ] are the string delimiters in M4... If you change that and try
> to run AutoConf, it'll complain...

Yep, it does.

> 
> > I have some remarks:
> >
> > - Why using "\033\13301m", "\033\13300m" etc but not
> > bold="\033\13301m",
> > offbold="\033\13300m", red=...?
> >
> > - \133 is not ] but $ on my EBCDIC platform.
> >
> > - Why not using bold=`tput smso` offbold=`tput rmso`? Does someone
> > know how to ask for red and offred?
> 
> Why don't we simply remove all the colourization? It's kinda fancy and
> neat, but we don't seriously _need_ that...
> I got that code from Ralf's some project, and looked cool on my terminal,
> but we seriously don't depend on having colours in the script :)

Agreed, all "cursors" and "colours" are useless when doing "nohup
nice_shell_that_build_world".
  
> 
>    Pier
> 
> BTW, for US citizens, s/colour/color/g (getting the accent and more over
> here)

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