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authorGravatar Steven Schubiger <stsc@refcnt.org>2013-12-10 22:26:08 +0100
committerGravatar Steven Schubiger <stsc@refcnt.org>2013-12-10 22:26:08 +0100
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+Colorize aims at being a small, independent and handy command-line
+text colorizing tool. It emits ANSI escape sequences in order to
+color lines of text; also, sequences emitted by colorize or foreign
+programs may be cleared.
+The main code is written in C (c89 mostly), whereas the test script
+consists of Perl code.
+Colorize is known to build and test successfully on Linux and
+Net/Open/MirBSD. Other platforms are untested, so be prepared for
+it to eventually not work as expected there.
+Build instructions
+Issue `make' to build colorize.
+Once completed, run the tests with `make check'.
+Then you should most likely have a working binary. There are
+currently no make targets to install it as such.
+Finally, remove it through `make clean'.
+See man page source file: colorize.1.
+Let me know, if you have ideas, bug reports, patches, etc.
+Steven Schubiger <stsc@refcnt.org>