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Re: What happened to "git status --color=(always|auto|never)"?




Nazri Ramliy wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 8:16 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Nazri Ramliy wrote:

>>> I used to work before, but now:
>>>
>>> $ git version
>>> git version 2.15.0.rc0.39.g2f0e14e649
>>>
>>> $ git status --color=always
>>> error: unknown option `color=always'
>>> usage: git status [<options>] [--] <pathspec>...
>>
>> Which version did it work in?  That would allow me to bisect.
>
> Sorry. It's my bad. I must have confused this with `git grep`'s --color option.

No problem.  It sounds like a reasonable feature request to me,
especially now that we are about to drop support for
color.status=always in configuration:

	commit 6be4595edb8e5b616c6e8b9fbc78b0f831fa2a87
	Author: Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx>
	Date:   Tue Oct 3 09:46:06 2017 -0400

	    color: make "always" the same as "auto" in config

Would you like to take a stab at adding it?  builtin/commit.c and
Documentation/git-{commit,status}.txt would be my best guesses at
where to start.

Thanks,
Jonathan