With the CVS version of xchat it is possible to change
the background color of the userlist, but only the
entries where nicknames are have the right color. See
attachement for a screenshot.
Logged In: YES
Using latest CVS as of this writing on RHL 8.0 2.4.18-19.8.0....
Checking the box for <User list -> Use the Text box font and
colors> results in same behavior described in original
Additionally, unchecking the box does not return the font
and colors to the original state; the user list font and
colors remain the same as the text box.