[Bug 17704] New: platform shell -- does not show color

Bug ID 17704
Summary platform shell – does not show color
Product lldb
Version unspecified
Hardware PC
OS MacOS X
Status NEW
Severity normal
Priority P
Component All Bugs
Assignee lldb-dev@cs.uiuc.edu
Reporter seysayux@gmail.com
Classification Unclassified

Overview:

Commands that are run through "platform shell" do not show ANSI colors in their
output.

Steps to reproduce:

!) Enter lldb
2) Use platform shell to run any command that produces color output (e.g. ls
--color, clang, cmake)

Expected results:

The command gets executed with color output.

Actual results:

The command gets executed, but there is no color in its output.

Platform:

OS X 10.8,5, using latest LLDB bundled with XCode.