Patch: Colored debug

David Jarvie lists at
Fri Aug 31 13:25:09 BST 2007

On Friday 31 August 2007 11:20, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Friday 31 August 2007 11:57:25 David Jarvie wrote:
>> I like this as well. Using kdebugdialog to control verbosity and colours
>> (and allowing colours to be selected - the default one may not
>> necessarily
>> work against some konsole background colours) is also a very good idea.
> People, this is debugging info. Don't overengineer the feature!
> If you don't like the colours, turn them off or modify the code. Use the
> same
> colours that cmake, colorgcc or unsermake uses and you should be fine.

Isn't kdebugdialog also for developers? The usefulness of using it is that
you don't have to modify the code. However, vanRijn's suggestion of a
separate tool for colouring debug output is worth looking at as an

David Jarvie.
KAlarm author & maintainer.

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