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Re: Hightlighting in bash


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Hightlighting in bash
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 15:42:39 -0500
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On 3/10/11 3:28 PM, Micah Cowan wrote:

>>> It wouldn't be difficult to write as a separate program, which is really
>>> how this should be handled. You could redirect a pipeline's STDOUT and
>>> STDERR to individual named pipes (FIFOs), and have a separate program
>>> read from both pipes, inserting highlights around any data it copies
>>> from the STDERR pipe.
>>>
>> You could, but that would entail modifying every Makefile (a couple of
>> hundred), plus automake, etc.
> 
> Nonsense. Just use shell redirections over the full command you're running.

Or just run automake/make via the program I talked about.

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