Missing colors for PHPUnit

published on July 20, 2016.
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I ran accross a minor issue today that I never experienced before. The colors for the PHPUnit’s output were missing. I had the colors=true directive set in the phpunit.xml configuration file, but the output was just black and white.

Turns out I was missing the posix extension, which is provided by the php-process package on Fedora. After installing it:

$ sudo dnf install php-process

all was good again in the world of unit testing.

Oh well.

Happy hackin’!

Tags: phpunit, php.
Categories: Programming, Software, Development.

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