[darcs-users] darcs patch: Colour test output in Emacs' M-x compile.

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Tue Oct 28 16:41:12 UTC 2008


On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 06:55:56PM -0700, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> Now "make test" emits lines that look like this:
> 
>     Checking add-formerly-pl.sh...                    yes
> 
> Fri Oct 24 16:57:55 EST 2008  Trent W. Buck <trentbuck at gmail.com>
>   * Colour test output in Emacs' M-x compile.
>   
>   This change means doing M-x compile RET make test RET in an ordinary
>   Emacs will highlight failed tests in red, and working tests in green.
>   This makes it easier to spot problems.
>   
>   The down side is that yes/no is less clear than passed/failed.

I think I prefer the more dramatic failure...

David


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