change color of readline_callback_handler_install

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McLotos
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Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:39 am

Hello guys! I try to set a two different colors - blue color for "command>" and magenta for inputed text, but it not work, because readline_callback_handler_install not allow a color codes.
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Somebody know a simple solution?
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Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:49 am

There's no way to do it directly. You could spoof it by echoing your prompt manually then having a blank "prompt" in your readline handler. The example below shows how it works with readline().

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echo "\e[0m\e[34m Wacky coloured prompt: \e[0m";
$foo = readline('');
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