[HEADS UP] color and page width support in man(1)
ache at FreeBSD.ORG
Sun Jun 5 03:26:04 UTC 2011
On Sat, Jun 04, 2011 at 07:52:31AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 04, 2011 at 05:54:49AM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 03, 2011 at 02:48:59PM +0000, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > > On a freshly installed -CURRENT, to view a colorized manpage in color
> > > and in full terminal width, try this:
> > >
> > > env MANCOLOR=yes MANWIDTH=tty man grotty
> > >
> > SGR presence can be easily autodetected analyzing termcap capibilities
> > (for isatty() case).
> true -
> but grotty doesn't pay any attention to the termcap or terminfo database.
Our man is already a complex script, so can pass results of autodetection
as an option to grotty.
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