[Assigned] (MNG-6242) No color for maven on Cygwin

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[Assigned] (MNG-6242) No color for maven on Cygwin

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Hervé Boutemy reassigned MNG-6242:
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    Assignee: Hervé Boutemy

> No color for maven on Cygwin
> ----------------------------
>
>                 Key: MNG-6242
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MNG-6242
>             Project: Maven
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Command Line
>    Affects Versions: 3.5.0
>         Environment: Cygwin.  For example, my uname currently says:
> CYGWIN_NT-10.0 Beren 2.8.0(0.309/5/3) 2017-04-01 20:47 x86_64 Cygwin
>            Reporter: Brian Oxley
>            Assignee: Hervé Boutemy
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 3.5.2-candidate
>
>
> Full description and workaround here: https://binkley.blogspot.com/2017/04/maven-color-logging-on-cygwin.html
> In short: the JANSI library used in Maven 3.5.0 does not detect Cygwin, and falls back to no color.  There is a workaround (Zart Colwing):  Add {{-Djansi.passthrough=true}} to {{MAVEN_OPTS}}.
> As the mvn script understands Cygwin, it would be helpful to add the passthrough flag automatically.  (Of course, there may need to be some smarts about batch and logging modes, and checking if stdout is a console vs pipeline.)
> Apologies: I'm unsure how to issue a PR for the maven repo.



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