On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 05:35:17PM +0000, Srb, Michal wrote:

> Unlike --pretty-format, --graph doesn’t output colors when the git log output
> is redirected.

I do not think it has anything to do with --graph in particular, but
rather that when colorization is set to the "auto" mode, it is enabled
only when stdout is a tty. Diff coloring, for example, follows the same
rules.  If you are using --format="%C(red)" or similar placeholders,
they are the odd duck by not respecting the auto-color mode.

> Is there a setting somewhere in config to change this?

Yes. If you use "--color" on the command line, that means
"unconditionally use color". If you set color.ui (or any other color
config option) to "always", then you will always get color (and you can
disable it for a particular run with "--no-color"). Setting a color
config option to "true" is the same as "auto", which gets you the auto

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