Bug#672361: bootlogd: escape sequences should be filtered out

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Thu Aug 8 21:21:50 BST 2019

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[2019-08-07 05:13] Adam Borowski <kilobyte at angband.pl>
> [...]
> > a /var/log/boot.log file is
> > generated where nothing is filtered out, so that the file is readable
> > with "cat" or "less" (and text is colored).
> I don't think files in /var/log/ should be anything but plain text -- at
> least unless colorized-logs becomes essential :รพ and/or less defaults to
> -R.  But until a solution is implemented, I agree that leaving binaryish
> control codes intact is better than corrupting them.

Jesse, there seems to be demand on turning-off escape sequence filtering
in bootlogd. Can you please make it configurable?
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