unknown commands in \033[xx;yy;zzm aren't ignored

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Feb 14 13:09:00 GMT 2001


On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 11:57:59PM +0300, Egor Duda wrote:
>Hi!
>
>currently,
>
>echo -e "\033[1;666mhey, i'm bold!"
>
>command  don't  switch to bold on cygwin console. it does so on linux,
>however. the reason is this fragment
>
>    default:
>      fg = default_color & (FOREGROUND_BLUE | FOREGROUND_GREEN |
>                            FOREGROUND_RED);
>      bg = default_color & (BACKGROUND_BLUE | BACKGROUND_GREEN |
>                            BACKGROUND_RED | BACKGROUND_INTENSITY);
>      bold = default_color & FOREGROUND_INTENSITY;
>      break;
>
>in fhandler_console::char_command. shouldn't this code be eliminated?

Are you saying that the 666 is causing incorrect behavior?  If so, I think
I agree.  Why should cygwin be setting any defaults at all if it doesn't
understand the numeric code?

cgf



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