-- "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull(a)sk.tsukuba.ac.jp> spake thusly:
+*** The color-gcc wrapper
+This wrapper colorizes the error messages from gcc. By default
XEmacs +does not interpret the escape sequences used to generate
colors, +resulting in a cluttered, hard-to-read buffer. You can
remove or +defeat the wrapper, or you may get good results from the
It might be worth pointing out that color output in emacs can be supressed by making the
following change to /etc/colorgccrc:
$ diff -u /tmp/colorgccrc /etc/colorgccrc
--- /tmp/colorgccrc Tue Dec 26 02:17:46 2000
+++ /etc/colorgccrc Tue Dec 26 02:15:48 2000
＠＠ -31,7 +31,7 ＠＠
# Don't do color if our terminal type ($TERM) is one of these.
# (List all terminal types on one line, seperated by whitespace.)
+nocolor: dumb emacs
# Text between ` and ' is usually source code.
srcColor: bold cyan
Better yet would be for Mandrake to just set this by default.