[fpc-devel] Compiler message colour scheme

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Nov 23 09:33:23 CET 2020

On Sun, 22 Nov 2020, Jonas Maebe via fpc-devel wrote:

> On 22/11/2020 17:42, Sven Barth via fpc-devel wrote:
>> Am 22.11.2020 um 17:40 schrieb J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel:
>>> Most modern Macs are Unix-based, so the escape sequences should work,
>>> right? Granted, I think we need someone with a Mac or a Mac virtual
>>> machine to test it for sure.
>> Considering that Jonas doesn't support the textmode IDE on macOS because
>> of - if I remember correctly - problems with the terminal
> No, the terminal works fine with it (apart from mouse support, which
> only works if you use Xterm). I don't support it because the IDE is not
> really maintained by anyone, and I don't want to maintain or debug it
> either (so if someone would report a bug on macOS with it, it would just
> sit there forever).

I ran the compiler on linux through a ssh session:

The colors display just fine, so I see no reason to disable on darwin except
that the termio unit is not found...


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