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Re: [PATCH 03/15] t: use test_decode_color rather than literal ANSI codes




Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> When we put literal ANSI terminal codes into our test
> scripts, it makes diffs on those scripts hard to read (the
> colors may be indistinguishable from diff coloring, or in
> the case of a reset, may not be visible at all).
>
> Some scripts get around this by including human-readable
> names and converting to literal codes with a git-config
> hack. This makes the actual code diffs look OK, but test_cmp
> output suffers from the same problem.
>
> Let's use test_decode_color instead, which turns the codes
> into obvious text tags.

Nice.  Thanks.