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Re: git add -p stops working when setting color.ui = always


On 10/02, Tsvi Mostovicz wrote:
> Hi,
> When setting "color.ui = always" in the last few versions (not sure
> exactly when this started, but definitely exists in 2.14.1 and
> 2.14.2), git add -p stops working as expected. Instead of prompting
> the user, it skips through the prompts and doesn't allow selecting a
> hunk.

This is a known change in behaviour (for more information see the
thread at

> Don't know why I had color.ui = always set in my .gitconfig.

Can you set color.ui = auto instead?  That should give you colored
output on the terminal, while not breaking git add -p.

> git version
> Thanks,
> Tsvi Mostovicz
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