[fpc-devel] Compiler message colour scheme

J. Gareth Moreton gareth at moreton-family.com
Sun Nov 22 17:57:49 CET 2020

That's a fair point. Good call.

Gareth aka. Kit

On 22/11/2020 15:44, Kirinn via fpc-devel wrote:
> The feature request was here: 
> https://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=37331
> It's magenta because GCC etc use magenta for warnings too. Actually, 
> for those of us with white terminal backgrounds, yellow text would be 
> hard to see, while green, red, and magenta appear quite well against 
> both a black and a white background.
> I hope a new FPC release happens sooner rather than later; colored 
> output is really nice to have.
> ~Kirinn
> On 11/22/20 2:59 PM, J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> This might be me being a little bit picky, but I noticed the new 
>> colouring scheme for words like "Warning" and "Error" in the output 
>> logs.  Is there any particular reason why "Warning" is in magenta?  
>> Normally the convention is that it's yellow (and "Error" in red).  
>> Granted, it's purely cosmetic.
>> Gareth aka. Kit
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