Commit 1490a90c authored by Petr Pudlak's avatar Petr Pudlak
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Add more thorough check for terminal color support to QA

It uses `tput` to check if the current terminal has enough colors.
Signed-off-by: default avatarPetr Pudlak <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarJose A. Lopes <>
parent 36820089
......@@ -22,10 +22,12 @@
"""Script for adding colorized output to Ganeti.
Colors are enabled only if the standard output is a proper terminal.
(Or call check_for_colors() to make a thorough test using "tput".)
import os
import subprocess
import sys
DEFAULT = '\033[0m'
......@@ -47,3 +49,22 @@ def colorize(line, color=None):
return color + line + DEFAULT
return line
def check_for_colors():
"""Tries to call 'tput' to properly determine, if the terminal has colors.
This functions is meant to be run once at the program's start. If not
invoked, colors are enabled iff standard output is a terminal.
colors = 0
if sys.stdout.isatty():
p = subprocess.Popen(["tput", "colors"], stdout=subprocess.PIPE)
output = p.communicate()[0]
if p.returncode == 0:
colors = int(output)
except (OSError, ValueError):
global _enabled
_enabled = (colors >= 2)
......@@ -953,6 +953,8 @@ def main():
"""Main program.
parser = optparse.OptionParser(usage="%prog [options] <config-file>")
parser.add_option("--yes-do-it", dest="yes_do_it",
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