[rspec-users] Problem with colorized output in cygwin on Vista (was: RSpec Formats with Strange Characters)
programmer2188 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 21:35:29 EDT 2009
Thanks. Installing term-ansicolor worked. The console still shows the colors
and the text files do not have strange characters.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rspec-users-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:rspec-users-
> bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Bernie
> Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2009 1:52 PM
> To: rspec-users at rubyforge.org
> Subject: Re: [rspec-users] Problem with colorized output in cygwin on
> Vista (was: RSpec Formats with Strange Characters)
> This was a tough one, although I still don't have color on autospec
> (only have color when running specs manually ), AND I forgot exactly
> how the problem was solved, but hopefully this will get you in the
> right direction.
> 1. here are two gems that may help:
> gem install term-ansicolor
> gem install win32console
> and then for some reason I aded the following to my /cygdrive/c/
> Users/<myusername>/irbrc file (I'm not sure if this is necessary for
> running specs, but you may want to try it).
> require 'win32console'
> 2. finally installing and using the RXVT shell instead may have solved
> the problem (again, I compleletely forgot)
> You can find it in the "Shells" section of the CYGWIN installer.
> Here are the three checks I used:
> rxvt: VT102...
> rxvt-unicode-X: An improved...
> rxvt-unicode-common: An improved....
> 3. If you're doing a lot of work on IRB, you may want to also install
> Wirble and add a few more lines to your irbrc:
> require 'wirble'
> Wellp, hope this at least got you in the right direction...if you find
> out how to colorize autospec, could you let me know?
> On Apr 5, 12:23 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Changing the name of this to hopefully catch the eye of other
> > Vista/cygwin/rspec users.
> > On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 9:45 AM, Brandon Olivares
> > <programmer2... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> -----Original Message-----
> > >> From: rspec-users-boun... at rubyforge.org [mailto:rspec-users-
> > >> boun... at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of aslak hellesoy
> > >> Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2009 6:50 AM
> > >> To: rspec-users
> > >> Subject: Re: [rspec-users] RSpec Formats with Strange Characters
> > >> Please describe your environment. OS, various versions etc.
> > > Ruby 1.8.7, RSpec 1.2.2, Cygwin on Windows Vista.
> > Those characters are for coloring the output. I'm running XP in
> > Parallels w/ ruby 1.8.7 and cygwin and I get colored output rather
> > than seeing those characters. I'm guessing Vista is different :)
> > Anybody else running Vista that knows how to get this to work?
> > > Thanks,
> > > Brandon
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