bugGNU gettext - Bugs: bug #55573, document msgcat --color=test

 
 

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bug #55573: document msgcat --color=test

Submitter:  Nathaniel M. Beaver <nbeaver>
Submitted:  Fri 25 Jan 2019 05:14:46 PM UTC
 
Category:  Doc Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  haible
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Thu 09 May 2019 07:31:43 PM UTC, comment #2: 

The fix is contained in the gettext-0.20 release.

Bruno Haible <haible>
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Fri 25 Jan 2019 07:50:27 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the suggestion.

I felt it necessary to mention that --color=test works ONLY with the msgcat programs, not with the other programs. So I added a bit more text:
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gettext.git;a=commitdiff;h=be79592581215c39c252f1ff6142b2c3184baf0d

Bruno Haible <haible>
Project Administrator
Fri 25 Jan 2019 05:14:46 PM UTC, original submission:  

Currently, the `msgcat --color=test' command is mentioned in the documentation for the TERM environment variable:

https://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_node/The-TERM-variable.html

However, it is not documented in the options for `msgcat --color'

https://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_node/The-_002d_002dcolor-option.html

I have attached a patch that briefly documents the behavior.

Nathaniel M. Beaver <nbeaver>

 

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file #46099:  document_color_test.patch added by nbeaver (442B - text/x-patch)

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-01-25 haible StatusNone Fixed
        Assigned toNone haible
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2019-01-25 nbeaver Attached File- Added document_color_test.patch, #46099

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