[erlang-patches] Support ANSI in the console

Pedram Nimreezi <>
Thu Jan 10 19:26:15 CET 2013


Excellent!

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Björn-Egil Dahlberg <> wrote:
> Merged to master as-is.
> Closing issue.
>
> // Björn-Egil
>
> On 2013-01-09 17:38, Björn-Egil Dahlberg wrote:
>
> I have placed this patch into opu - i.e. a final integration test through
> our daily builds.
>
> I've reconsidered its impact. It should not have any impact if you don't use
> control sequences, which probably is the case in legacy code since those
> were filtered anyways. I also agree that not resetting the console is a user
> error.
>
> An easy way to reset the console if problems arise might be a nice future
> addition though.
>
> Your patch will probably be merged later this week if it passes final
> integration, shouldn't be a problem though.
>
> // Björn-Egil
>
> 2012/12/18 Pedram Nimreezi <>
>>
>> Yes that was intentionally omitted, as a small percentage of the time
>> it affected the ( ) brace matching (in smaller terminals)..
>> Also not properly resetting ANSI colors once a color is set is
>> technically a user error.
>> Would agree always resetting is the way to go, if it doesn't affect
>> anything else.
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Björn-Egil Dahlberg
>> <> wrote:
>> > This seems nice.
>> >
>> > I use colors directly in the bash shell normally. Also via Erlang. Could
>> > be
>> > nice with colors in erlang shell also. Seems more modern =)
>> >
>> > Is:
>> > --- a/lib/stdlib/src/shell.erl 2011-11-22 08:57:01.000000000 -0500
>> > +++ b/lib/stdlib/src/shell.erl 2011-12-10 14:25:58.000000000 -0500
>> > @@ -674,6 +674,7 @@ exprs([E0|Es], Bs1, RT, Lf, Ef, Bs0, W)
>> >                      [io:requests([{put_chars, VS}, nl]) || W =:= cmd],
>> >                      %% Don't send the result back if it will be
>> >                      %% discarded anyway.
>> > +                    io:fwrite("\e[0m"),
>> >                      V = if
>> >                              W =:= pmt ->
>> >                                  {W,V0};
>> >
>> > intentionally omitted?
>> > Always clearing the shell might be the way to go =)
>> >
>> > // Björn-Egil
>> >
>> > 2012/11/22 Henrik Nord <>
>> >>
>> >> This mailing list + github is the only way atm.
>> >>
>> >> We are considering letting a view of our daily build result page show
>> >> up
>> >> to the public via erlang.org
>> >> That would increase transparency and possible decrease the turnaround
>> >> time
>> >> for patches as the authors themselves could check the test results of
>> >> their
>> >> patches.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 2012-11-22 10:11, Yurii Rashkovskii wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Is there any *reliable* way to track what's in pu/master-pu?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 1:07 AM, Henrik Nord <> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> No its in there, it was just removed temporary from the push
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On 2012-11-21 19:01, Yurii Rashkovskii wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Forgive me if I am missing something, but did this patch somehow not
>> >>> make
>> >>> it to master-pu?
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/master-pu/erts/emulator/drivers/unix/ttsl_drv.c#L915
>> >>>
>> >>> (pu doesn't have it either
>> >>>
>> >>> https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/pu/erts/emulator/drivers/unix/ttsl_drv.c#L915)
>> >>>
>> >>> Is it intentional or is it an omission?
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 4:20 AM, Henrik Nord <>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Thank you for your contribution, I have added the patch to
>> >>>> 'master-pu'
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On 2012-11-14 14:49, Pedram Nimreezi wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> https://github.com/DeadZen/otp/blob/d3e3d51dbb21f0fdb125becacb80e34d0565fff7/erts/emulator/drivers/unix/ttsl_drv.c#L901
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> https://github.com/DeadZen/otp/blob/d3e3d51dbb21f0fdb125becacb80e34d0565fff7/erts/emulator/drivers/unix/ttsl_drv.c#L599
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> https://github.com/DeadZen/otp/blob/d3e3d51dbb21f0fdb125becacb80e34d0565fff7/erts/emulator/drivers/unix/ttsl_drv.c#L609
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> --
>> >>>> /Henrik Nord Erlang/OTP
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
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>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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