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Document PY_COLORS to enforce color output #163

pytoxbot opened this Issue Sep 17, 2016 · 2 comments


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pytoxbot commented Sep 17, 2016

While integrating a tox based job in Jenkins (which has a dumb terminal) I was looking for a way to force color output.
Looking at _py/ , it looks up the environment variable PY_COLORS. A value of 1 would enforce color, a value of 0 would disable color. The global override the TERM value.

It would be nice to have PY_COLORS documented in the tox documentation.

py-trunk doc update request is:


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pytoxbot commented Sep 17, 2016

Original comment by @hpk42

Could you submit a pull request for the doc addition?

@obestwalter obestwalter added this to triage in Documentation Mar 10, 2017

@obestwalter obestwalter moved this from triage to ready in Documentation Sep 7, 2017

@gaborbernat gaborbernat self-assigned this Sep 13, 2018

@gaborbernat gaborbernat added this to the 3.5 milestone Sep 18, 2018

@helpr helpr bot added the pr-available label Sep 20, 2018

@helpr helpr bot added pr-merged and removed pr-available labels Sep 21, 2018


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hashar commented Sep 21, 2018

Thank you @gaborbernat I had completely forgot/missed this issue :]

@obestwalter obestwalter moved this from ready to done in Documentation Oct 1, 2018

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