[arch-dev-public] [signoff] coreutils-8.12-2, initscripts-2011.06.2-1, net-tools-1.60-15, udev-171-2, yp-tools-2.12-2

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 12:02:56 EDT 2011

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 4:41 AM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 9:23 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Am 04.06.2011 05:41, schrieb Eric Bélanger:
>>> OT: I noticed that the /var/log/boot is somewhat hard to read because
>>> of the presence of the ansi escape sequences for the colored output.
>>> Would it be a good idea (or even possible) to removed these perhaps
>>> with a sed line after bootlogd has finished its stuff?
>> You can 'sed' them out (you need to replace the '^[' with a proper
>> escape character). But there are other problems, some lines are truncated.
> A patch implementing a sensible heuristic for what to do with this
> would be very welcome.
> -t

I don't see any truncated lines in /var/log/boot.  Either it's system
dependent or I don't look at the right place. Anyway I'll look into a
patch for the ansi code. Even if we can't make the output format as we
would wish, cleaning it up wouldn't hurt.

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