[LLVMdev] Color diagnostics

Perry Hung perry at leaflabs.com
Mon Mar 30 15:13:55 PDT 2015

Hi Hans,

I used the official Ubuntu binary:

Seems to me that it should be an optional dependency. If the target system
has tinfo or ncurses, it should use it, otherwise fallback to no color.

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 6:02 PM, Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:

> Hi Perry,
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 11:16 AM, Perry Hung <perry at leaflabs.com> wrote:
> > I'm using the official 3.6 release binaries for x64 Linux. When compiling
> > with warnings, I don't see any color diagnostics. Explicitly enabling
> > -fcolor-diagnostics works fine. I have TERM set to xterm-256color. Any
> idea
> > why?
> Which of the release binaries are you using? 3.6 has x86_64 binaries
> for Ubuntu, OpenSuSE and Fedora, and they were built by difference
> people.
> From your ldd dump, it seems the binary you're using was built without
> libtinfo, presumably because it wasn't installed on that machine and
> we don't require it for building.
>  - Hans
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