[FFmpeg-cvslog] r22957 - trunk/libavutil/log.c

James Darnley james.darnley
Sat Apr 24 02:25:25 CEST 2010

2010/4/24 V?ctor Paesa <victorpaesa at googlemail.com>:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 00:38, James Darnley wrote:
>> 2010/4/24 V?ctor Paesa:
>>> The current usual terminal program in Cygwin is mintty.
>>> That can return in $TERM xterm (the default), xterm-256, or vt100.
>>> You may also use the regular cmd.exe as terminal. In that case $TERM is cygwin.
>>> In both cases, ffmpeg as of SVN-r22957 prints colors.
>>> So, it looks OK for Cygwin.
>> What's your CYGWIN environment variable set to? ?If it has tty, can
>> you replace it with notty and try again?
> I do not have CYGWIN set. In this situation, and in a Windows console,
> I get color.
> If I set it to tty, and in a Windows console, I get no color.
> If I set it to notty, and in a Windows console, I get color.

...of course.  You must be using a cygwin executable to get colours at
all with the current code.

> I have not tried setting CYGWIN when in mintty, as the guide
> http://www.cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-cygwinenv.html
> says it should not be set.

I haven't noticed a difference using mintty with "tty" or "notty" in
the CYGWIN variable.

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