Here is an example of a copy of the output of the magit log output with
-s with the actual names omitted. (The ESC character precedes each of the [31 and [32 sequences in the following example in the Emacs output.)
b1fe5d2 Ignore files in the template Author: omit Committer: omit .gitignore | 142 [32m+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++[m[31m--[m 1 file changed, 138 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
~/.gitconfig file had
[color] ui = true
as surmised by @phils
After the change to ui = auto, the colors in the diff stats are properly drawn, even when I add show graph in color
-c flag as well.